Annie Blake is an Australian writer who has work published or forthcoming in Sky Island Journal, The Slag Review, Trampset, Blue Heron Review, North of Oxford, 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 more. Her poem ‘These Grey Streets’ was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize by Vine Leaves Literary Journal. She is excited about the process of self-actualization, research in psychoanalysis, philosophy and cosmogony. She holds a Bachelor of Teaching, a Graduate Diploma in Education and is a member of the C G Jung Society of Melbourne and Existentialist Society in Melbourne.
A poem 'I Was a Hole in the Snow' forthcoming in 45th Parallel (affiliated with Oregon State University's School of Writing, Literature, and Film) - Corvallis, Oregon
Prose Piece 'The Beautiful Suicides' forthcoming in Borrowed Solace - Colorado Springs, Colorado
A poem 'Inuksuk' forthcoming in Gambling the Aisle - Denver, Colorado
Two poems 'I Have Watched my Kin Knitting their Skin Over Bones' & 'Fathers Who Become Soldiers' published in The RavensPerch (December, 2017) - Shrewsbury, New Jersey
I Have Watched my Kin Knitting their Skin Over Bones
Fathers Who Become Soldiers
A poem 'Elucidating the Definition of Pain' forthcoming in the next edition of Lady Blue Literary Arts Journal - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Two poems 'Virginity' & 'Feelings in Words Hang' forthcoming in Riggwelter (March 1st, 2018) - Manchester, England
Prose Piece 'The Lament of Dead Women' forthcoming in Typehouse Literary Magazine (January, 2018) - Portland, Oregon
A poem 'Airplanes' forthcoming in West Texas Literary Review (next issue) - Lubbock, Texas
A Flash Fiction 'Finding Outer Space' forthcoming in Sky Island Journal (Issue #3-Winter, 2018) - New Mexico/Arizona
Finding Outer Space
Haiku published in Haikuniverse (July, 2017)
A fiction piece 'Anima' forthcoming in the next issue of The Hunger - Kentucky, United States
A fiction piece 'How I Swallowed a Snake' published in The Slag Review (Issue 6, 2017) - United States (Nominated for the 2018 Pushcart Prize)
How I Swallowed a Snake
Three poems 'If Only I was a Bird, I Wouldn't Have to Look Through Windows', 'Watching Myself Die' & 'The Bird Ceremony' forthcoming in Sky Island Journal (21st of October - Issue #2, Fall 2017)
If Only I was a Bird, I Wouldn't Have to Look Through Windows, Watching Myself Die, The Bird Ceremony
A poem 'Winter Trees' forthcoming in Sky Island Journal (21st of October - Issue #2, Fall 2017)
Two poems 'Without Metabolic Interchange' & 'Train Ride Home' published in Trampset - Nevada, United States
Without Metabolic Interchange
Train Ride Home
Two poems 'Making God Human' & 'Dysfunction of the Heart' forthcoming in GFT Press (the fall issue of the print journal GFT Presents One in Four, Vol. 2, Issue 2) - United States
Two poems 'Thanatophobia' & 'Beyond the Pleasure Principle' forthcoming in Anomaly Literary Journal (Autumn/Winter edition - Issue 5, 2017) - London, United Kingdom
Thanatophobia & Beyond the Pleasure Principle
Two poems 'The Body is an Epiphenomenon' & 'Thinking of You' forthcoming in North of Oxford (15th of August, 2017) - Pennsylvania, United States
The Body is an Epiphenomenon & Thinking of You
A poem 'Tebah' published in Blue Heron Review (July, 2017) - United States
A poem 'The Sun is as Yellow as her Wash Soap' published in Mascara Literary Review (April, 2017) - Australia.
The Sun was as Yellow as her Wash Soap
A poem 'The Spinning Top' published in Red Savina Review (Spring Issue, 2017) - United States.
The Spinning Top
A poem 'Shooting Up With You' forthcoming in the print issue of Antipodes - American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (Vol. 31, No. 1, 2017) - United States & Australia.
A fiction piece 'I Could Hear Him Coming' published in Gravel - University of Arkansas at Monticello (March, 2017) - United States.
I Could Hear Him Coming
A flash fiction piece 'The Death of the Father' forthcoming in the print journal GFT Presents: Volume 2, Issue 1 (Spring, 2017) - United States.
The Death of the Father
Two poems 'My Father's Mother's House' and 'I Was Lucky to Get a Few' forthcoming in GFT Presents: Volume 2, Issue 1 (Spring, 2017) - United States.
My Father's Mother's House & I Was Lucky to Get a Few
A poem 'Hibernation' published in Uneven Floor (25th January, 2017) - Western Australia.
A poem 'The Lack of Androgyny' published in The Voices Project (29th March, 2017) - United States
The Lack of Androgyny
A video reading of 'Annihilation' published by Into the Void Magazine (February, 2017) - Ireland
Video Reading of 'Annihilation'
A poem 'Annihilation' published in Into the Void Magazine - Issue #3 (25th January, 2017) - Ireland
A poem 'Stillborn' published in Hello Horror (January, 2017) - United States
Three poems, 'Metanoia', 'Alice in Hell' & 'Jonah in the Whale' are forthcoming in Vine Leaves Literary Journal - issue #19 (November, 2017) - Australia
A poem 'Chinese Lanterns' published in Southerly (2017) - Sydney, Australia
Two poems 'It's Almost Over' & 'Another Winter' published in GFT Press (Ground Fresh Thursday series, October 2016) - Florida, United States
It's Almost Over & Another Winter
A poem 'O Animus' published in Verity La (August, 2016) - Australia
A poem 'The Father's Knife' published in About Place Journal - Re-imagine Everything Differently (May, 2016) - Wisconsin, United States
The Father's Knife
A poem 'The Gun' published in About Place Journal - Re-imagine Everything Differently (May, 2016) - Wisconsin, United States
A poem 'The Cries of His Rush' published in Australian Poetry Journal (Volume 6, Issue 1, 2016) - Australia
The Cries of His Rush
A poem 'You Kept Up the Swell and Arched it Over' published in Cordite Poetry Review (May, 2016) - Australia
You Kept Up the Swell and Arched it Over
A vignette 'These Grey Streets' published in Vine Leaves Literary Journal (Issue #15, July 2015) & The Best of Vine Leaves Literary Journal 2015. 'These Grey Streets' was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize - Australia
These Grey Streets
A poem 'The War' published in About Place Journal - The Primal Paradox (May 2015) - Wisconsin, United States
A poem 'The Tenacity of Sin' published in Beorh
Quarterly (May, 2014) - United States
The Tenacity of Sin
A poem 'Out of the Cradle' published in Haunted Horror Quarterly (May, 2014) - United States
Two prose poems 'Out of the Cradle' & 'The Stunted Sun' published in We are Dust and Shadow anthology edited by James Ward Kirk (June 2014) - United States
Out of the Cradle & The Stunted Sun