Chimera is something desired but always out of reach. The faceless figures of dreams, the disappearing fountain of an unrelenting desert: for those willing to make the journey, chimera exists as hope unrealised.
The thirteenth edition of Monash University’s creative writing annual collects work inspired by this theme and includes a range of original works from established and emerging writers.
Aisling Smith is a fiction writer who has had a number of short stories published in Melbourne, Toronto and Heidelberg. She is currently undertaking a PhD in literary studies, focusing on the works of David Foster Wallace. She is also co-editor-in-chief...