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WJP Newnham


Electric Kangaroo by WJP Newnham


About the writer:
WJP Newnham hitchhiked around Australia working as barman, bum and waiter, slaughter hand, deckhand and master, spending 25 years working in the Northern Prawn Fishery. He has travelled extensively in Southeast Asia, the Americas, and Japan and speaks marketplace Indonesian with some fluency. He is the winner of the 2016 The Lifted Brow’s Experimental Non-fiction Prize. His numerous short stories have been published in Nocturnal Submissions, Overland, The Lifted Brow, Meanjin, Westerly, and Horror Sleaze Trash [to name but a few].

Image: Electric Kangaroo by WJP Newnham.  Manipulated photograph of the lights of Brisbane taken from off shore. No technical information specified. By permission.