Tracy Ellis

Tracy Ellis

Tracy Ellis lives in Sydney and works as an editor in digital and print media. She has a Master’s in Creative Writing from UTS and was previously longlisted for ABR’s Calibre Essay Prize.

'Natural Wonder' by Tracy Ellis | Jolley Prize 2022 (Shortlisted)

August 2022, no. 445 28 July 2022
'Natural Wonder' by Tracy Ellis | Jolley Prize 2022 (Shortlisted)
In the stillness, after the fireworks, I stood for a while at the window. The bay below was crammed with the pretty lights of marine craft and it looked as though you could step from one boat to another, all the way across the harbour. ‘Why don’t I do that?’ I thought, and stayed there for some time, plotting my passage across the decks and bows. The next day was New Year’s Day and I wai ... (read more)