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Tiggy Johnson

Tiggy Johnson’s words have appeared widely, including in Cordite, Island, Quadrant, Going Down Swinging, and in Black Inc’s Best Australian Poems 2012. Her short story collection Svetlana or otherwise was published in 2008, her poetry collections First taste in 2010 and That zero year, co-written with Andrew Phillips, in 2012. She is currently writing her family history in poetry and can be found online at (The work of Andrew Phillips, the second voice in her recording, can be found at

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First published in Overland Issue 228

Drowning in three children