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The Leech Barometer

Rebecca Giggs

‘To be consumed by leeches is to be vital, to be animate, though it is also to be reminded you are something else’s prey, and therefore porous and mortal.’

Rebecca Giggs

Rebecca Giggs writes about ecology and the environmental imagination, animals, landscape, politics and memory. Her essays and stories have appeared in The Best Australian Science Writing, The Best Australian Stories, Aeon, Meanjin and the Monthly. She teaches at Macquarie University in Sydney. Her first book is forthcoming from Scribe.    

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