Oh my god.
You are still talking.
Listening in your cramped study.
To the conversation that took place in Chi’s light-filled office. When your fingers were wrapped around a mug of tea. Listening. Transcribing. Reading.
You take up the whole first page.
And then Chi appears, responding to what you are saying:
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Part II will be published on Thursday.
Chi Vu is a writer and director whose works span genres such as the postcolonial gothic, horror, magic-realism and comedy. Her plays include Coloured Aliens, Vietnam: a Psychic Guide, The Dead Twin and A Story of Soil. Her prose works have appeared in various publications, and her novella Anguli Ma: a Gothic Tale was shortlisted in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. She teaches creative writing in Geelong (Victoria). Twitter: @chivuwriting
Emilie Collyer is a poet, playwright and researcher. Her most recent book is Do you have anything less domestic? (Vagabond Press 2022). She lives in Australia on unceded Wurundjeri Country. Twitter: @EmilieCollyer