think about it
Your cart is empty
Tuesday 8 June 2021
Arts

the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

lip magazine
No comments

The Lip team is pleased to announce the shortlist of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Homing Stars – Tiffany Korssen Lady Finger – Keshe Chow The Tooth Seed – Hannah van Didden Nostos – Marina Deller Here I Am – Tanya Vavilova Lohmelle – Charlotte Guest Mansion – Kerrin O’Sullivan Margarita – Emily…
Read more

Tuesday 1 June 2021
Books

lip lit: Q&A with author Emily Sun about her debut collection of poetry ‘Vociferate’

lip magazine
No comments

Vociferate is West Australian writer Emily Sun’s debut poetry collection. In it, Emily meditates upon a range of issues that have shaped her world. Emily was born in British colonial Hong Kong to stateless diasporic-Chinese parents, who are descendants of Chinese sojourners to South-East Asian countries. Emily moved to England at age three before immigrating…
Read more

Tuesday 18 May 2021
Art

art as therapy: painting the trauma of domestic violence

lip magazine
No comments

Emerging Sydney artist, Claire Cassey, lived the first six years of her life as a child of domestic violence, often having to hide from her physically and emotionally abusive father. The imprint from that relationship followed her into adulthood and Claire lived through hell for over three years battling with the trauma inflicted by an…
Read more

Monday 3 May 2021
Books

lip lit: Q&A with author Josephine Taylor about her debut novel Eye of a Rook

lip magazine
No comments

Josephine Taylor’s new work of historical fiction brings into focus a hidden condition called vulvodynia. It’s a chronic pain experienced by too many women, many of whom are under 25. We spoke to Jo about the book, the condition and her research into the history of hysteria, female sexuality, and the treatment of the female…
Read more

Thursday 29 April 2021
Fashion Opinion

conscious consuming: outfit repeating isn’t bad, but fast fashion is

Rachel Gregg
No comments

Fast fashion is the world’s second largest pollutant, behind oil. This fact may surprise some; the outer appearance between oil and fabric pollutants seeming vastly different – and they are. Still, it’s the sheer volume and waste associated with the process of fast fashion that is making it deadlier than it seems. According to Business…
Read more

Monday 29 March 2021
Arts Books

dizzy limits: recent experiments in australian nonfiction

Eliza Graves-Browne
No comments

Dizzy Limits is an eclectic collection of experimental non-fiction that uses unorthodox style to capture truth and deeper self-exploration. The book features a range of contributors, who all utilise various styles and voices to produce unique pieces of work. The twenty-two essays explore a range of topics including cultural identity, the body, the environment and…
Read more

Monday 15 March 2021
Arts

meet the judges of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: vivian pham

lip magazine
No comments

Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the incredible people who make up the judging panel of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet author Vivian Pham. * The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for stories by women and non-binary writers. What’s your view on diverse representation in publishing? When…
Read more

Tuesday 9 March 2021
Arts

meet the judges of the 2021 rachel funari prize for fiction: nicola redhouse

lip magazine
No comments

Over the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to the incredible people who make up the judging panel of the 2021 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Today, meet Melbourne writer Nicola Redhouse. * The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction calls for stories by women and non-binary writers. What’s your view on diverse representation in publishing?…
Read more

Friday 22 January 2021
Featured Film

promising young woman: unified by a shared experience

Karin Van Eeden
No comments

Trigger warning: rape, suicide  Yesterday, I left the movies, validated and heard. I had just seen a movie that I never even imagined could be told. Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman, starring the perfectly cast Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham and Alison Brie, immediately felt important. We find Cassandra (Carey Mulligan) on a quest to teach…
Read more

Thursday 22 October 2020
Books

lip lit: the perfect world of miwako sumida by larissa Goenawan

Kaylia Payne
No comments

In a word: Wow. Just…wow. What a beautiful, heartbreaking book. For what is at first glance a small and unassuming tale, it certainly packs a punch. That being said, it’s done in a really gentle way, with the writing used to carve out the story rather than build it. The Perfect World of Miwako Sumida…
Read more

Wednesday 22 July 2020
Arts

meet the winners of the 2020 rachel funari prize for fiction: 1st place, “swampy” by emily white

lip magazine
No comments

Emily White’s story, Swampy won the 2020 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Emily, plus their award-winning story! * Congratulations on winning this year’s RFP for Fiction, Emily! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? I am Emily White, advocate for ecofeminism and a high fibre diet, and I am…
Read more

Wednesday 22 July 2020
Arts

meet the winners of the 2020 rachel funari prize for fiction: 2nd place, “baby season” by vicky daddo

lip magazine
No comments

Vicky Daddo’s story, Baby Season, placed second in the 2020 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Vicky, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing 2nd in this year’s RFP for Fiction, Vicky! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? I’m a writer based in Gippsland, Victoria, originally from the…
Read more

Wednesday 22 July 2020
Arts

meet the winners of the 2020 rachel funari prize for fiction: 3rd place, “touch starve” by maude davey

lip magazine
No comments

Maude Davey’s story, Touch Starve, placed third in the 2020 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Here’s a Q&A with Maude, plus her award-winning story! * Congratulations on placing 3rd in this year’s RFP for Fiction, Maude! Tell us a bit about yourself. Who are you? I am one of twins, born in the early sixties…
Read more

Wednesday 24 June 2020
Arts

the 2020 rachel funari prize for fiction: the winners

lip magazine
No comments

We are thrilled to announce that the winner of the 2020 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction is Emily White for their story Swampy. Emily receives a $1000 cash prize, a 12-month membership to Writers Victoria, a 12-month digital membership to Kill Your Darlings, and a collection of books courtesy of our sponsors. The 2020 Rachel…
Read more