1,020 words by 3 writers in Wakefield, Melbourne & elsewhere

Stories filed under Asylum

Asylum, refugees, Museums

What is the story of those who don't make it?

by David Wade Chambers

Santa fe — A small exhibition at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe thoughtfully raises this question of human compassion for those refugees (from violence, political persecution and poverty) who d...

Asylum, Architecture, compassion

Let's Fully Welcome Refugees

by David Wade Chambers

Melbourne — Walking along one of Melbourne’s busiest streets past Flinders Street Station, I looked up to see a sign on the Anglican cathedral that for a moment melted my heart. I don’t think I had fully realize...

Cities, walking, time

Timeslip 1

by Steve Dearden

Wakefield — I have been walking about looking through the eyes of Xoriyo, an eight year old Somali girl who is one of the characters in an online piece I am making as Writer in Residence at Wakefield Literature F...

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