Meet Our Readers – Lisandra Linde

The Hearth is so happy to welcome Lisandra Linde to our stage for ‘Of the Night’!

Lisandra is a Creative Writing Honours student at Flinders University, where she’s researching women’s essays and mental health writing. She is a former Empire Times magazine editor and she runs media and advertising for the undergraduate creative writing showcase Speakeasy Flinders. Catch a piece of her life writing titled ‘The Un-Belonging’ in Bowen Street Press’s anthology ‘Pulse’ later this year.

You can follow her on Twitter @KrestianLullaby

At ‘Of the Night’ Lisandra will be inviting us into a crypt and to view a cadaver, based on her real life experiences!

“The Capuchin crypt in my mother’s postcard collection sits beneath the church Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini in Rome. It is a thirty-metre corridor dedicated to death. The Capuchin monks were pretty straight forward in their artist’s statement about the crypt with an infamous sign that says: ‘What you are now, we once were; what we are now, you shall be…'”


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