The Language of Pain

The Language of Pain

When Dr Leah Kaminsky sent her essay to us in August 2013 for inclusion in Open Field Issue 3, we were struck by her unique position as a medical practitioner…

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Kirsten Krauth’s just_a_girl

Kirsten Krauth’s just_a_girl

Kirsten Krauth is an Australian writer and editor. Her 2013 debut novel, just_a_girl, is a terrific read, highly recommended by all at Open Field. just_a_girl is a smart, thoughtful, lively…

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Open Field Issue Three

Open Field Issue Three

Download Open Field Issue Three from the iTunes Appstore. Why? Because for a small price you can enjoy a wonderful publication (to read on iPhone or iPad) that showcases writing and art from…

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Kate Tempest: Overachiever

Kate Tempest: Overachiever

London-born writer Kate Tempest has a large following worldwide. Because she’s so incredible we’d like to do everything we can to add to that following. If you aren’t familiar with…

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No Cheating, No Dying

No Cheating, No Dying

Elizabeth Weil’s book No Cheating, No Dying: I Had a Good Marriage and I Tried to Make It Better was published in 2012. It sparked a conversation, and many articles,…

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The Art of Wangechi Mutu

The Art of Wangechi Mutu

You might recognise Wangechi Mutu from Jay Z’s 2013 music video ‘Picasso Baby’. The video (watched a mere 4.5 million times on youtube) was inspired by artist Marina Abramovic’s MoMA…

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The Sisters Silverman

The Sisters Silverman

The Daily Beast has published a great article about sisters Sarah and Susan Silverman. Susan Silverman, a rabbi and member of the group Women of the Wall, wrote for Open…

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Featured Contributor: Clare Wright

Featured Contributor: Clare Wright

Clare Wright is an Australian historian and author and winner of the 2014 Stella Prize. She has worked as a speechwriter, lecturer and broadcaster, and her articles have been published in Crikey, Overland and Meanjin, as…

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Liza Donnelly Releases Women on Men

Liza Donnelly Releases Women on Men

The wonderful New Yorker cartoonist/Forbes writer/TED speaker Liza Donnelly – who shared both an essay and some of her cartoons with us for Issue One of Open Field – has…

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