‘…of Parties Past’

‘…of Parties Past’


Interpreter -Cate Kennedy

"South coast holidays late 1980s, in the days before backpacker hostels, designated campgrounds and debt. Dawn swims. A station wagon with a cassette deck. No 4G, no instagramming yourself, no rush. Just singing songs with your arm out the window and that small universe the two of you made inside the tent when you switched the torch on. This photo made me suddenly nostalgic for all of it."


Cate Kennedy lives in Victoria and writers fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Her work has appeared in many journals and collections in Australia and internationally, and she is currently working as a fiction advisor in the low-residency MFA program at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon.   She finds it strange writing about herself in the third person