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In this short, special episode – to mark the launch of Clean, the latest edition of Notes – we bring you 'Hygiene Fidelity'. Non-fiction writer and art student CB Mako remembers the cleanest room in the cleanest ward of the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Read by the author themselves, this piece of memoir also coincides with Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
This episode was recorded and produced by Scott Limbrick and Jon Tjhia. Sophie Quick edited the original story.
CB Mako is a non-fiction, fiction, and fan-fiction writer. Winner of the Grace Marion Wilson Emerging Writers Competition, shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards – QUT Digital Literature Award, the Overland Fair Australia Prize, and longlisted for the inaugural Liminal Fiction Prize, cubbie has been published in the Suburban Review, The Lifted Brow, Mascara Literary Review, Peril Magazine, The Victorian Writer, Djed Press and Overland.
cubbie has performed as artist and panelist at Emerging Writers' Festival, Digital Writers Festival, Melbourne Fringe Festival, and Melbourne Writers Festival. cubbie's works will be in the Liminal Fiction Prize Anthology (Brow Books, 2020) and Growing Up Disabled in Australia (Black Inc. Books, 2020).
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