Jenni Mazaraki

Jenni Mazaraki is a writer living on Wurundjeri land (Melbourne). Her short story collection ‘I’ll hold you’ was highly commended in the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards for an Unpublished Manuscript 2020. Her work has been published in ‘Australian Poetry Journal’, the ‘Newcastle Short Story Award Anthology’ and ‘Empty House Press.’ She is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative Writing.  

Jenni Mazaraki: Evolving

Evie hadn’t told anyone yet that she had grown gills. She discovered them one day during swimming lessons. Didn’t want to make a big deal about it in front of the whole class at school, but she was pretty excited.