Ever wished you could be put on ice? In this episode, Ali and Emma discuss Sigley Hood’s surreal microlit, ‘Ice Cube’ in which a woman finds herself literally frozen out by her family. Or is it she who is giving her husband and kids the cold shoulder? Listen to Eleni Schumacher’s narration and decide for yourself. Join the discussion on the Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page.

‘Ice Cube’ is published in the Spineless Wonders’ anthology, Shuffle.

About the Author

SIGLEY HOOD is currently studying the Associate Degree in Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT. She reports that the story idea for ‘Ice Cube’ surfaced when she was sitting in a bar waiting to meet friends—her mind being obviously just loose enough.

About the Actor

ELENI SCHUMACHER is an actor and theatre maker. She recently appeared in Montague Basement’s production of Sarah Kane’s “Crave” for the Sydney Fringe Festival.


Presenters: Ali Morris and Emma Walsh
Producer: Bronwyn Mehan
Theme music: James Seymour
Production Assistant: Hannah Oakshott

Coffee Pod|cast has been produced with the support of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and we wish to also acknowledge the support of Little Fictions by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and the City of Sydney Matching Grants program.

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