Crossing the Gibb by Gillian Brown

‘Gooday! This is Radio 3JR. Y’all having a good time out there? Down the Gibb River Road. On the stations. As far as your ears can hear? Next up is Slim Dusty.’ As our 4×4 Toyota campervan judders over the corrugated dirt track, I turn up the volume. Australia’s brand of Country & Western fills […]

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The Scarlet Mile by Gillian Brown

“This is good journalism. Both the chosen subject matter and the execution demonstrate a good grasp of story.” — Robin Graham, travel writer and judge of the 2014 I Must Be Off! Travel Essay contest ______________________ It is the first time I’ve visited a brothel. Perhaps this is why I picture a glamorous Madam, heavily […]

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Travel Essay Contest — Entry 9

I Must Be Off! is having its first annual Travel Essay Contest. Each entry will appear at first without byline or bio. These will be added at the end of the contest. As you enjoy these travel essays from around the world, please feel free to comment; but if you offer criticism, remember to be […]

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Expat Author Interview with Kathy Fish

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Author Kathy FishKathy Fish’s short fiction has appeared in Indiana Review, The Denver Quarterly, New South, Quick Fiction, Guernica, Slice and elsewhere. She was the guest editor of Dzanc Books’ Best of the Web 2010. She is the author of three collections of short fiction: a chapbook of flash fiction in the chapbook […]

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