New Zealand's Quarantine Island (Otago) is the setting for a short story by Majella Cullinane in which two World War One soldiers find hope amid despair through bonds of writing and memory.
Chitralekha Basu's uncanny short story melds memory with themes of community and identity, as her protagonist returns to his Hong Kong flat after having had his tongue removed.
Themes of family, spirituality and place come together in a moving short story by New Zealand writer Iona Winter. ‘Karanga’ translates as ‘to call’ in Te Reo Māori, the author's indigenous language.
A story set on Veti Levu in the Fijian islands about two sisters, their friend and a dark family secret. Nicholas Belardes' uncanny tale features a car that can only drive backwards, and a beguiling myth which surrounds a reef passage to the island of Totoya.
A short story inspired by Mount Isola on Lake Iseo in northern Italy, by Judy Darley.
Under the grip of winter, a family is brought to the edge of extremes in this short story by Ruth Edgett.