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Feeling sick? Let the brand-new Medicine edition of The Lifted Brow: Digital be your doctor!
In this edition: John van Tiggelen gets the snip; Hannah Thurman raises an ill, teenage daughter; Rhianna Boyle probes the history of lab mice; James Robert Douglas explores the worlds of bronies and cloppers; Lisa Mitchell’s Nonno prepares for death; and an oven-baked patient by Hudson Christie.
You should trust our eminent contributors to tend to your hearts and minds. Why? Because we found the following info about their qualifications inscribed—in terrible handwriting—on the back of their gold-plated stethoscopes:
- John van Tiggelen dropped out of fourth-year medicine to become a journalist. He lives in Castlemaine in central Victoria.
- Hudson Christie is a Canadian artist who uses oven-bake clay and photography to make sweet and upsetting pictures.
- Hannah Thurman lives in NYC. Her work is published or forthcoming in the Michigan Quarterly Review, The Rumpus, and others.
- Rhianna Boyle is a zoologist and writer. Her work has been featured in the recently-released Best Australian Science Writing 2013.
- Lisa Mitchell is a doctor from Melbourne.
- James Robert Douglas is a freelance cultural critic and Interviews Editor at The Lifted Brow.
- Ben Jeurs lives in Sydney and draws cartoons every day on dead tree flesh.
- Cover art by Lashna Tuschewski, an artist working in illustration, embroidery, collage, hand made jewellery, and ceramics.
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