Angela Meyer


Angela Meyer is a Melbourne-based writer and reviewer. Her short stories, articles and reviews have been published widely. She's currently working on a novel through a Doctor of Creative Arts in the Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney.

Interests in life and writing include: death, spectacle, consumerism, identity, sexuality, drinking, David Bowie, meta-fiction, post-modernism, mixed genres, everything vintage, travel, hearts, galaxies, obsession, sensitivity, the absurd and sensation.

She is publishing some of her (published) short stories as ebooks in 2011 to give them a longer life.

Publications include: Torpedo Greatest Hits, The Lifted Brow, A Cafe in Space (The Anais Nin Journal), Australian Book Review, Hecate, The Sex Mook, Idiom 23, Lip Magazine, Page Seventeen, Southerly, The Death Mook, Wet Ink, Cordite Poetry Review, Mascara Literary Review, AntiTHESIS, Bookslut and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Where to find Angela Meyer online


Obsolescence (short story)
By Angela Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the rainy city of Bergen, Norway, a tattooed, troll-like figure quietly disposes of 'the guilty'. But Knut's instinct-driven mission is becoming more and more complex... Originally published in The Lifted Brow 6: Atlas, edited by Ronnie Scott. Cover: artwork by Cecile Raposo-Knight, design by Sonja Meyer.
Birds (short story)
By Angela Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
'It’s just a job. It’s just a day. Everyone does it. People are worse off somewhere. There is nothing wrong. The walls are not closing in. You are fine.' A near-future story about anxiety. Originally published in Wet Ink: Issue 14 (2009). Cover: artwork by Lily Mae Martin, type by Kenneth Erickson
You Will Notice That Hallways Are Painted (short story)
By Angela Meyer
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
They're not really crazy but they aren't 'functional' members of society either: they drink, feel, touch and love too much. Is it possible to hold onto yourself, and still get out of the institution? Originally published in Torpedo Greatest Hits (Hunter Publishers, 2010) edited by Chris Flynn. Cover artwork and design by Kenneth Erickson.

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