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“Hi, my name’s Erin Gough and I’m going to read from my short story Packing a Punch published in Overland:

One night when I am eight years old my father takes me with him to Darlinghurst in the food van. We park on the footpath across the road from where the boys slouch against the Wall, the mist from their mouths coming apart in the shadows between the street lamps. I help my father open the back door and we roll out the bench for the coffee urns and the hot trays of cooked food. People start appearing from nowhere in particular. The world tastes of sugar and sausages and sweat.


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