Feb 03, 2017
It’s National Storytelling Week and Esther Harris has penned a doozie.
Dec 06, 2016
Tomorrow is National Letter Writing Day, and Esther Harris would love to bring the joy, thrill and anticipation of putting pen to paper back into our lives.
Aug 29, 2016
Like many of us, Esther Harris had a dream. A lithe, tanned, whole-life-ahead-of-her, gropes-on-the-beach, sand-in-her-pants dream. And then she realised she was 40.
Aug 25, 2016
According to recent reports, young people are missing out on basic work skills because they no longer take summer employment. Esther Harris reflects on what she learned through her series of shit jobs.
Mar 04, 2016
To ‘celebrate’ Mother’s Day this weekend Esther Harris has written us a short story. Hankies at the ready.
Nov 16, 2015
To celebrate National Short Story Week, Standard Issue is running a selection of short and (not always) sweet fictions. First up, Esther Harris looks at teenage obsession in Hate Mail Girl.
Sep 01, 2015
Summertime brings out the 15-year-old in Esther Harris, who can’t resist the thought of a festival – although she thinks maybe it’s time she should. Or does she?
Sep 21, 2015
As thousands of freshers get unpacked and enjoy the last whiff of washing powder until Christmas, Esther Harris advises everyone involved to remember student life isn’t all snakebite and partying. It certainly wasn’t for her.