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Marlee Jane Ward

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I’m a writer, reader and weirdo from Melbourne, Australia.
I grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales and studied creative writing at the University of Wollongong. I attended the Clarion West Writers Workshop in 2014.

You can find my short stories at Interfictions, Terraform, Apex, The Sockdolager, Aurealis, Mad Scientist Journal, Slink Chunk Press, Feminartsy and the In Your Face, Hear Me Roar, Kindred and Best Summer Stories anthologies.

My debut novella, Welcome To Orphancorp, won Seizure’s Viva La Novella 3 and the 2016 Victorian Premiers Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction. It was shortlisted for The NSW Premiers Award, an Aurealis Award, and the Norma K Hemming Award. The sequel, Psynode, was released in May of 2017 and was sho
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Welcome To Orphancorp

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A cat, a Very Good Cat.

Here’s the story of my cat: In 2001 when I was 19 and had just moved out of home, I decided to get a cat. I wanted a ginger kitten but when I went to the RSPCA, they only had a year-old-ish ginger cat, so I decided to… Read More
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“Freedom feels scary, feels too big and every time I think about what I might do I stop being able to think about anything.”
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“Sometimes here the hurt and the good feelings get all mixed up, Sometimes they become the same thing. And sometimes you gotta feel your way out of the pain in your brain. There are lots of ways to do it.”
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“Give it enough time and it will be my whole world. I've been here before, Not here, but here enough.”
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