While having a child is an act of hope and joy for many, it is also risky. One can heed expert advice, prepare, even throw money at the endeavour, but there is no guarantee that the creation or nurturing of a child will go as planned. In Donna Mazza’s Fauna, motherhood is riskier than ever. Set in the near future, the novel explores the impact of experimental genome-editing technologies on indi ... (read more)
Rosalind Moran is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, satire, and reviews. Her work has been published in Meanjin, Overland, The Lifted Brow, and The Canberra Times, among others. She was an arts critic for New Territory in 2019. She is also a co-founding editor of Cicerone Journal.