LATEST NEWS:

Hey hey hey, it’s time to recap the Kooyong Leaders Debate piece

Poor Selina, she had to watch the whole debate.

The Aesthetics of Poverty – Why students at UniMelb are so keen to appear poor.

The discourse accusing this so-called ‘student aesthetic’ of fetishising poorness has surfaced within the past year on social media (especially TikTok) and in conversations between students on and off

Satire: Farrago Shuts Down; Honi Soit Now Australia's Oldest Student Publication

As of today, Farrago Magazine, Australia’s oldest student publication, will cease operations under the current four editors.

VCA Students Demand UniMelb to Commit to “Zero Tolerance” Policy

Students at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) are calling on the University of Melbourne to “commit to stronger policies and actions when it comes to sexual assault”, after the University ignore

Divestment for Dummies: An UMSU Enviro Guide

Care about the environment but don't know what to do? Don't worry, 2022 UMSU Environment OBs Chelsea Daniel and Zach Matthews are coming to the rescue.

 

CREATIVE

Poetry, prose, fiction and more...

Filter the articles

No articles for this selection

A photograph of the Australian Parliament House at night

A Contemporary National Anthem

Australians, all / I do not believe that the colour of one’s skin determines whether you are disadvantaged. / Let us rejRead Article

Thu 19 May 2022
CreativefeaturedHome
A fantastical digital sketch of a blond masculine-presenting person, face full of frustration, leani

A Screen is Not a Room (But it Might be a Door)

It was the third consecutive night of video calling when I decided I’d had enough.Read Article

Fri 15 Apr 2022
CreativefeaturedHome
An illustration of an open mouth with a spider inside and a kernel of popcorn trapped in its web. Th

On the Tip of the Tongue

Kasey lifted the bottom of her mask just enough to slip a popcorn kernel onto her tongue for Winona to nibble on.Read Article

Fri 15 Apr 2022
Creative
An illustration of a tree and a headstone on a sharp cliff to the right, and roots that become snake

We, the Fleas

My best cursive sits on a headstone / We wear name tags to bed / As if the death-nurse does not know usRead Article

Fri 15 Apr 2022
Creative
An excerpt from 'Pay for a Pandemic', a found poem, with a beige-orange gradient background. The tex

Pay for a Pandemic

we’re in another stage / we have to live with this / this virus / it’s a test / someone's always going to pay for itRead Article

Fri 15 Apr 2022
Creative
A digital illustration of the Archibald Fountain in Hyde Park, with a smiling sun, a pathway, a tree

Younger Siblings

The conversation continued like a river, energetically rolling on before slamming into rocks and getting redirected.Read Article

Fri 15 Apr 2022
Creative
A collection of red, green and white outlines of objects on a black background, beside the edge of a

A WIP Around the Workshop: Magical Realism - A Genre of Defiance

When people find out that I write, their inevitable first question is: “What do you write?”Read Article

Fri 15 Apr 2022
ColumnsCreativenonfiction
A white line artwork on a black background, depicting a crowd of distorted, abstract people on the l

Murder on the Dancefloor: Tales from Late-Stage Hospitality - The Bar Fight

The nightclub on Collins Street had no official cloakroom, and the alcohol-saturated crowds began shedding their jacketsRead Article

Thu 14 Apr 2022
ColumnsCreative
An illustration of a bright pink cadillac in front of a small petrol station in the middle of the de

pink cadillac (in memoriam)

car crash simulation straight out of heaven / and you, in the driver’s seat (Jesus take the wheel!)Read Article

Tue 29 Mar 2022
Creative
An illustration of a femme person sitting on a tiled floor, placing a cigarette in an ashtray. Their

Satan Wears a Bra

You are an observer / of calloused hands on brass strings / Crimson plastic, nostrils pierced in backyardsRead Article

Tue 29 Mar 2022
Creative

Felicide Friday

They don’t look anything alike. They’re simply two cats, existing separately but parallel in my mind.Read Article

Tue 29 Mar 2022
Creative
A fantastical lighthouse shining through layers of clouds and swirly lines. The lighthouse is pictur

A Lighthouse

I’ve been drowned / By my own brother. Tonight / He comes from a sailor’s grave / With a makeshift lantern.Read Article

Mon 28 Mar 2022
Creative
A illustration of an ornamental castle window, with fairy tale vibes, pictured from the inside. The

Through a Window

Sweetness wasn’t alone / When it flew out your window, / For some dusty sorrow hung soon after.Read Article

Mon 28 Mar 2022
Creative
An illustration of femme person with blond hair and a shining diamond engagement ring. She appears d

Rattle

“A ring is a promise,” Evangeline’s mother told her as she sat upon her knee.Read Article

Mon 28 Mar 2022
CreativefeaturedHome
An illustration of a purple owl with glowing yellow eyes and outstretched wings, sitting atop a pent

Hocus-Pocus Recipes and Rituals: How to Summon a Demon Friend

Here I’m going to show you some simple tricks of the trade to summoning a demon to the mortal realm.Read Article

Mon 28 Mar 2022
ColumnsCreative
A digital illustration of a young femme person sitting alone in the carriage of a train, riding thro

Ordinary Phenomena: The Elephant's Call

The invitation comes as a surprise; somehow it always does.Read Article

Sun 27 Mar 2022
ColumnsCreative
A haphazard pattern of sketched leaves and stars on a dark grey background. On the right side of the

Earthworms

Earthworms / don’t have eyes, but they have light— / sensitive receptors in their skin. Especially their front end.Read Article

Sun 27 Mar 2022
Creative
A thin, knobbly, twisting tree truck extends from the bottom left side of the image and transitions

arrival

now i have moved out for good. / farewell fairy bread, farewell forehead / kisses, farewell mum’s wedding ringsRead Article

Sun 27 Mar 2022
CreativefeaturedHome

The Coffee Pot

The old percolator makes about a mug and a half.Read Article

Tue 01 Mar 2022
Creative

a pinter moment (CWC Video — 3rd Place)

In late 2021, the Media Department ran the 'Creative with COVID' competition, which encouraged students to continue creaRead Article

Sun 14 Nov 2021
CompetitionCreative

In case of emergency (rearrange as required) (CWC Video — 2nd Place)

In late 2021, the Media Department ran the 'Creative with COVID' competition, which encouraged students to continue creaRead Article

Sun 14 Nov 2021
CompetitionCreative
 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Last
Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Three 2021

EDITION TWO 2022 AVAILABLE NOW!

Read our newest folklore edition! She's filled to the brim with tantalising folk-tales, day-dreamy illustrations and spell-binding hot-takes on everything from Indian mythology to the Sad-Girl music era!

Read online