My parents were part of a friendship group and all the offspring would flit between each others houses, backyards and the neighbourhood largely unsupervised. ‘Burn’ is about the beginning of the end of innocence and friendship.
Emily Anderson is a writer, editor and lawyer from Melbourne, Australia. She was recently published in Visible Ink’s annual anthology.
You can find her on insta @eandersonwords
Memoria is written, produced, edited and presented by Natalie V.
Burn is written and read by Emily Anderson. The story is sound edited by Jen Farrow.
Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions, “Pat Dog” and “Heliotrope”.
Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now.
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