Sometimes you have to leave everything behind to find yourself.
Sky is travelling to Alaska to meet her father for the first time. Far away from her friends back in Australia, she navigates the new relationship with her father and meets Jaxon, a local boy struggling with his own problems. In a cold, vast and beautiful place, they are...
Friendship can be found in the unlikeliest of places.
After her mother’s death, Sky leaves her city life to move in with her aunt and uncle in a small Australian town. Life in a new place isn’t easy, and Sky finds comfort in the friendship of a stray dog she meets along the way.
But her new friends at school are another story, and as Sky struggles to fit in, she finds herself doing things...
When her daughter was a toddler, Ondine Sherman felt like her life was complete. She was married to a man she adored, had a loving extended family and was living her dream of doing things for animals having set up the animal advocacy organisation, Voiceless.
Delighted to find she was pregnant again, she was shocked to find out ...
A collection of ten shortlisted pieces from the Voiceless Writing Prize, a short story and non-fiction competition, open to Australian writers.
Entries focused on animals produced for food or found in the Australian environment.
J. M. Coetzee, 2003 Nobel Laureate and twice winner of the Man Booker Prize, chaired the judging panel alongside Voiceless Managing Director, Ondine Sherman; Literary Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald, Susan Wyndham; and former Director of the Sydney Writers Festival, Dr Wendy Were.