Once Fast Eddie, now the paraplegic Eddie-Spaghetti-O, rings up his mate hoping to catch up, reminisce, and go a little wild as a last hurrah.
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About the Author:
Born in Melbourne in 1965 at the Royal Women’s Hospital and whisked away from his mother as part of the white stolen generation policies where un-wed mothers were stripped of their children. He was adopted and raised all over country Victoria having at age 17 lived in 11 different houses and attended 9 different schools. At a grade 6 literacy test he read at a university level and when matriculating he won the schools humanity score prize. His attendance at university was sporadic.
W<J>P Newnham hitchhiked around Australia working as barman, bum and waiter; slaughter hand, deckhand and master spending 25 years working in the Northern Prawn Fishery. He has travelled extensively in south-east Asia, the Americas and Japan and speaks market-place Indonesian with some fluency.
W<J>P Newnham has had stories published in ‘Nocturnal Submissions’, ‘Overland’ , ‘The Lifted Brow’, ‘Meanjin’, ‘Full of Crow’, ‘Gapped Tooth Madness’, , ‘Horror Sleaze Trash’, ‘Going Down Swinging’, ‘Street Cake’, ‘SynchChaos, ‘’Storgy’’ and ‘Gone Lawn’. His short story Merry-Crack-Mass has been published by InShort Publishing as a ‘pocket book’. He has finished writing a novella called “Fuck You; Hemingway” and is looking for a publisher.
He lives in Brisbane, Australia with his partner and 2 blue-heelers.