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Tuesday 22 July 2014
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introducing: “owner”, a smart adult toy

Ruby Mahoney
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These past few weeks, Lip has been excited about a range of Australian projects that are using Pozible to crowdfund the money needed to bring their ideas into fruition. We have looked at Brisbane and Sydney projects, which have focused on areas such as the local arts scene and healthy food. While looking through the…
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Thursday 17 July 2014
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the brisbane edit: q&a with sheldon hikaiti from yummbox

Ruby Mahoney
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Here at Lip, we have been super excited by the buzz around Pozible and their new hyper-local projects in Sydney and Brisbane (so far!). This week I cyber-met Sheldon Hikaiti, the founder and director of YummBox, a deliciously healthy online company that delivers lunches to busy Brisbanites. Here, Sheldon discusses her inspiration for YummBox and how her Pozible…
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Saturday 12 July 2014
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pozible heads to queensland to launch the brisbane edit!

Ruby Mahoney
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In the last few weeks we have reported on The Sydney Edit and some awesome NSW projects crowdfunded through Pozible. This week, however, our focus moves somewhere warmer: to Brisbane! The Brisbane Edit is the second of the Pozible Edits, highlighting projects, events and opportunities in the local Brisbane area. A busy and colourful webpage…
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Wednesday 2 July 2014
Art Featured

pozible’s sydney edit: interview with jennifer noorbergen, ‘kaleido’

Ruby Mahoney
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“I am excited to launch something that makes me creatively happy. I think you need to put some of yourself into your projects, outside of your full-time job. It keeps you inspired.” Jennifer Noorbergen’s typical week is spent designing web graphics for the University of Western Sydney. A young graphic designer, she moved in from…
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Wednesday 30 April 2014
Culture Featured

meet the winners: miranda mae debeljakovic, “chops and potatoes” and q & a

Ruby Mahoney
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Miranda Mae Debeljakovic’s story “Chops and Potatoes” won Lip‘s 2014 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here is an interview with Miranda, plus her award-winning story. Enjoy!   Q & A Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? Hello! I’m Miranda, and I’m currently in my second year of a BFA, majoring in Creative and…
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Tuesday 29 April 2014
Culture Featured

meet the winners: janey runci, “packing my mother’s case” and q & a

Ruby Mahoney
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  Janey Runci’s story “Packing my Mother’s Case” came second in Lip‘s 2014 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here is an interview with Janey, plus her award-winning story. Enjoy!   Q & A Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? I’m a writer and a teacher and have been working on both for a few…
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Monday 28 April 2014
Culture Featured

meet the winners: veronica sullivan, “quarry” and q & a

Ruby Mahoney
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Veronica Sullivan’s story “Quarry” came third in Lip‘s 2014 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here is an interview with Veronica, plus her award-winning piece. Enjoy!   Q & A Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? I’m a writer, editor, feminist, book-lover from Melbourne. Currently I work with Kill Your Darlings, the Emerging Writers’ Festival,…
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Monday 14 April 2014
Culture Featured

in case you missed it: lip-readings and awards night

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On Friday night Lip held a very special event in Melbourne. Under the lamps of yesteryear and the gaze of multiple Mona Lisa paintings in Bourke Street’s Society Restaurant, a group of Lip writers, readers and supporters came together to celebrate feminism, independent publishing and women’s stories. To kick off the evening, our incoming Editor-in-chief introduced herself. Jo Mandarano…
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Friday 14 February 2014
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meet the judges: estelle tang

Ruby Mahoney
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Over the next week or so, Lip will be running a special set of interviews with the judges of the 2014 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. These lovely ladies are Jessica Friedmann, Melanie Tait and Estelle Tang. A few days ago published our interview with Jessica Friedmann. Today let’s meet Estelle Tang. Estelle Tang has recently relocated to NYC, and…
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Wednesday 12 February 2014
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meet the judges: jessica friedmann

Ruby Mahoney
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Over the next week or so, Lip will be running a special set of interviews with the judges of the 2014 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. These lovely ladies are Jessica Friedmann, Melanie Tait and Estelle Tang. First up, let’s meet Jessica Friedmann. Jessica Friedmann is a Melbourne-based writer and editor, who has formerly worked at Farrago,…
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Saturday 3 August 2013
Culture

memoir: snowboarding as therapy

Helen Taylor
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  things I learned in a Whistler winter I was twenty-three when I moved to Whistler in British Columbia, Canada. I moved on little more than a whim and a vague sense of the urgency to change what had become dangerously apathetic circumstances. My younger brothers had both spent time in that part of the…
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Wednesday 17 July 2013
Culture

memoir: sexual epiphany

Ucheoma Onwutuebe
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I was nine and in my fifth year in elementary school when one day, out of curiosity, I pulled out my mother’s Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English and looked up the word ’sex’. I wish I had spared myself that knowledge for suddenly, my little world took on a harsher hue. The second meaning of the…
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Thursday 11 July 2013
Culture

memoir: the aftermath

Chloe Higgins
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There are people everywhere. And yet the house is empty. I am floating on a stormy cloud. I am not struggling to stay atop it, but rather, struggling to understand why I am not falling through. There is nothing concrete under my feet. The ground is a thousand miles beneath me and yet it is…
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Sunday 7 July 2013
Culture

memoir: from bloody mongrel to cockapoo, shitzoodle and nintendog

Rianh Silvertree
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What has happened to the family pet? Dear Father Christmas, All I want is a puppy. I will love it and care for it and name it for its most redeeming characteristic…. My 1973 dog had a damp start to life, being the only pup that survived a dunking by gunny sack in the local…
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