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Hinemoana Baker
James Brown
Kate Camp (audio)
Megan Dunn
Jane England
Ian Finch
Ingrid Horrocks
Chris House
Anna Jackson
Tim Jones
Laura Kroetsch
Kirsten McDougall (audio)
Mary Macpherson
Rick Moody
Naomi O’Connor
Esther Quin
Rossella Riccobono (audio)
Virginia Were
Louise Wrightson
Letter From Iowa

Megan Dunn

Work by this Author:
   The Long Blonde Summer
   The Trouble with My Little Ponies

The Trouble with My Little Ponies

There was always something a bit wanton about My Little Ponies. Their curvy plastic bodies, the colour of pink vibrators and slut flavoured eye shadow, ‘midnight mauve’, ‘blow job blue’, and ‘you know you want to, cherry red’ (pastel is the blush of virgin blood; every good My Little Pony knows that). They had painted on doe eyes and glitter stuck to their cheap behinds, and fountains of blonde hair that you could run your fingers through for hours. A pack of synthetic strippers, unleashed somewhere on the gold coast, running wild, taming the Fathers with the magic trick of taking off all their fluorescent g-strings at once. Their brave young legs and silicon souls ready for anything that doesn’t look like love, in the empty ashtray hour of the morning, My Little Ponies are the kind of toys that will go for a ride with just about anyone …

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