Rochelle. Early Harvest Editor.

Rochelle. Early Harvest Editor.

Here is this year’s editors’ first ever ‘interview’, although it turned out to be more of an awkward conversation because Britney is just awkward. Today we have Rochelle with us, so shall we begin? Britney: Hey, can you just introduce yourself and tell us one fact? Rochelle: My name is Rochelle and I like to play football. B: Oooh football. Do you have a team you barrack for? R:...

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Briefing the Impossible

Briefing the Impossible

Hi again! Last Saturday marked the fourth session for the editorial board to work towards their very own magazine. This week we focused on the magazine cover and were lucky to have Tam, an incredible freelance artist, join us on level 100 to help us with that. (To find out more about her, you can check out her Instagram @tam_aftertam). She gave us a run through of what she does, and how...

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Let the Festivals Begin!

Let the Festivals Begin!

Where you can find us (and by ‘us’ we mean our young readers, writers and editors) at Melbourne Writers Festival and Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival this year! Melbourne Writers Festival Early Harvest Office of Comma Integrity and Grammar Realignment Join us for a Top Secret Tour of the Early Harvest Office at 100 Story Building. Pitch your ambitious ideas, check your...

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Impossible Harvests

Impossible Harvests

Hey everyone! The harvesting break is now over, so LET THE PLANTING BEGIN! My name’s Britney and I’m a mentor for this year’s young Harvesters, having been a part of the first ever edition. The first week of Early Harvest started off with a bang, where they sowed their ideas and returned with popcorn as their ideas flourished and popped into AMAZING things (because popcorn is amazing)....

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Countdown to Early Harvest

Countdown to Early Harvest

What makes a good theme for a literary mag? Something encompassing, but not too big, neither too narrow. A phrase or a word that allows writers – or poets, or comic artists – to fidget about in, and invent stories of their own. A kind of guiding light through the creation process, without being too blinding. Sometimes we started with a word quite small, and worked outwards to a place where...

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Calling Eagle-Eyed Editors

Calling Eagle-Eyed Editors

It’s cold out, which means it’s nearly Early Harvest time! This year Early Harvest will publish issue number five, all about … well, we don’t know exactly. Not because it’s Unknown (like issue number 3) or beyond the comprehension of humanoids (that would be issue number 4 – Technology), but because just like all of these previous issues the theme of Early Harvest is decided by...

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