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Annie Blake is an Australian writer and divergent thinker. She is a wife and mother of five children. She started school as an EAL student and was raised and, continues to live in a multicultural and industrial location in the West of Melbourne. Her research aims to exfoliate branches of psychoanalysis and metaphysics. She is currently focusing on in medias res and arthouse writing. She enjoys exploring symbology and the surreal and phantasmagorical nature of unconscious material. Her work is best understood when interpreted like dreams. She holds a Bachelor of Teaching (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) and a Graduate Diploma in Education (Australian Catholic University).

She is a member of the C G Jung Society of Melbourne and Existentialist Society in Melbourne. You can visit her on annieblakethegatherer.blogspot.com.au and https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009445206990.



Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Metapsychosis, Witch Craft Magazine, Three Drops From a Cauldron, Visitant, Lonesome October Lit, Menacing Hedge, The Cerurove, The Wax Paper, Neologism Poetry Journal, Blakelight, Minetta Review, Hungry Chimera Magazine, The Writing Disorder, The Lark, Misfitmagazine.net/, The Furious Gazelle, Gone Lawn, Futures Trading, Cat on a Leash Review, 45th Parallel, Communion Arts Journal, Borrowed Solace, Gambling the Aisle, The RavensPerch, West Texas Literary Review, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Riggwelter Press, Lady Blue Literary Arts Journal, The Hunger, The Slag Review, Sky Island Journal, Trampset, Anomaly Literary Journal, Haikuniverse, North of Oxford, Blue Heron Review, Mascara Literary Review, Red Savina Review, Antipodes, Uneven Floor, The Voices Project, Into the Void, Southerly, Hello Horror, Verity La, GFT Press, About Place Journal, Gravel, Australian Poetry Journal, Cordite Poetry Review and elsewhere.


Her Poem 'The Toys We Play With' has been nominated for the 2019 Puschart Prize by Misfitmagazine.net.

Her Fiction ‘How I Swallowed a Snake’ has been nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize by The Slag Review.

Her poem ‘These Grey Streets’ was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by Vine Leaves Literary Journal.

Monday, 9 November 2015

Thank you to the wonderful Jessica Bell (Poetry Editor for Vine Leaves Literary Journal) for nominating my vignette, THESE GREY STREETS for the 2017 PUSHCART PRIZE. I feel honored and delighted to have been one of the contributors selected.http://www.vineleavesliteraryjournal.com/news/2017-pushcart-prize-nominees

Monday, 26 October 2015

Thank you to the wonderful Jessica Bell (Poetry Editor of Vine Leaves Literary Journal) for selecting my poem "These Grey Streets" for "The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal 2015". I am honored to be part of this publication.

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

My Latest Poetry Acceptance

I would like to thank Jessica Bell, the poetry editor of Vine Leaves Literary Journal (issue # 15, July 2015) for accepting my vignette "These Grey Streets" for publication. I am very excited to be part of this inspiring journal. Please click on the link below to view.


Friday, 5 June 2015

A New Poem by Annie Blake

I would like to thank John Briggs (Issue Editor) for accepting my poem for publication in About Place Journal. It will be published in May, 2015)
The War by Annie Blake

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