Debi Hamilton

Future Tense with Debi Hamilton

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Future Tense with Debi Hamilton in the June-July issue of Australian Book Review.

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'903 ways to see Melbourne' by Debi Hamilton

Debi Hamilton
Monday, 26 October 2015

It was watching the empty buses leave in the dark outside the restaurant that did it. I was eating with my lover and my daughter on a June evening in Altona when I found myself being distracted by the rooms of light, quite empty, that floated behind my daughter's back. Every ten or fifteen minutes there would be another one heading off into the night, passengerless, ...

'Moth', a new poem by Debi Hamilton

Debi Hamilton
Thursday, 30 October 2014

Digging in the garden I found a moth
albinoed on a piece of bark by the fence.
Those were my radiation days; it was good
to lay down the spade and kneel in the soil.

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Debbie Hamilton's 'Out of Bounds'

Debi Hamilton
Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Last week I received an envelope in the mail, the address written in my father’s hand. My heart accelerated a little and it struck me as unseemly, at my age and in my circumstances, to be still so easily rattled by a parent.

The envelope was light – inside I found only a newspaper clipping and a small note. I spread them out on the kitchen bench. A frien ...