Author name: Sophia Somerville

SOPHIA SOMERVILLE is a young writer from Sydney now living in Melbourne’s north. She studies Creative Writing at Melbourne University where she is currently working on her first script for television. She’s interested in human beings.



Baz and Lu are mine in our afternoons together. Their parents must get jealous, thinking of the moments I steal. I’m the one who greets their faces when they’re plump and chorine-y from swimming lessons

Clean Your Way Out

CLEANING IS THE natural thing to do when everything’s gone to shit, like your boyfriend running off with a yoga teacher, or anything to do with quitting sugar…

Dear Melbourne

I HAD MY heart set on New York. Eight days on the Upper West Side in the august heat and I was a walking stereotype of I Heart NY.