Issue 41 of The Lifted Brow features an incredibly strong mix of new work – including cutting essays, provocative fiction, biting commentary, thoughtful criticism, vibrant poetry, and as always so many pages of comics and visual art.
With cover art by renowned artist Molly Dyson, Issue 41 of The Lifted Brow includes:
- Tabitha Prado-Richardson tracing the history, politics, and pleasure of Astrology;
- Aimee Knight investigating the critical field of gendered listening;
- 2018 Experimental Non-Fiction runner up Cassandra Rockwood-Rice, offering a lyrical exploration of generational trauma;
- Gina Rushton with a meditation on the ethics of pawnbroking and addiction cycles;
- Isobel Parker Philip, who weaves a lyric essay on the wind, Anne Carson, Tasmanian colonial history, and the vulnerability of necks;
- Antonia Pont ruminating upon consent by tackling questions of anger and rejection;
- new experimental memoir writing from WJP Newnham;
- curious new short fictions from Camilla Grudova and Nick Robinson;
- a Sheree Joseph short story about a raucous night in a Beirut nightclub;
- translated fiction from Chloé Savoie-Bernard on the juncture between desire, race, and the body, brought into English from the Canadian French by Frances Egan;
- new poetry from Holly Friedlander Liddicoat, Harry Reid, Aden Rolfe, and Arden Levine;
- columns: Michael Dulaney’s ‘Environment’ column, Hayley Singer’s ‘Ecology’ column, and Benjamin Law and his mum Jenny Phang’s ‘Law School’ sex advice column;
- and new comics and visual art by Sapir Kesem Leary, Michael Fikaris, Lasse Wandschneider, Caroline Wylds, Haein Kim, Bridget Mullen, Grace Rosario Perkins, Lee Lai, Nancy Li, Neva Hosking, Jo Ruessmann, Trevor Shin, Ali Chalmers, Natalia Zajaz, Claude Joyeux, Pete Warden, Rosemary Vasquez-Brown, Claudia Chinyere Akole, and Peo Michie.