Published Writing

The Seamstress

Boarding a passenger ship on her own, a young woman migrates to Australia, unable to speak a word of English. All that she brings with her, is her sewing machine, a grandmother clock that chimes every hour, pockets of hope and a heart of burning ambition. 

Recently published by 

Mum Life Stories

Image by Adolfo Félix

For Sale: A Past Life

The past is stirred back into the present when a childhood home is revisited. 

Published in The Victorian Writer 

April-May 2019

An Unforgettable Photo

A chance meeting creates an indelible memory and an unforgettable photograph

Published in MiNDFOOD

May 2017

Wheat Field

A Fork in the Road

A visit to a coffee plantation inspires a career change

Published in the foothills magazine edition 30  2017

©2020 by Mary Howley.