Annie Blake is an Australian writer, divergent thinker and researcher. 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 main interests include psychoanalysis and metaphysics. She is currently focusing on in medias res and arthouse writing. She enjoys exploring symbology and the surreal and psychedelic nature of unconscious material. She is a member of the C G Jung Society of Melbourne and Existentialist Society in Melbourne. You can visit her on https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009445206990
Her work has been published or is forthcoming in 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 ‘These Grey Streets’ was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by Vine Leaves Literary Journal. Her Fiction ‘How I Swallowed a Snake’ has just been nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize by The Slag Review.
Friday, 24 February 2017
I am rapt to be contributing to GFT Press again! My Flash Fiction 'The Death of the Father' and my poems 'My Father's Mother's House' and 'I Was Lucky to Get a Few' will be published in the spring edition of the print journal - GFT Presents: One in Four, Volume 2, Issue 1(2017). I would like to thank Jack Daniel Miles, Editor-in-Chief, for supporting my creativity. I am proud to be a part of this journal's mission as it supports the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
The Death of the Father, My Father's Mother's House, I Was Lucky to Get a Few