Laurance Levy-Atkinson

A story which asks who are funerals for, anyway?





Dealing with death is always hard, and it’s even harder for an atheist not entirely at home with his cultural roots who finds himself attending a traditional Jewish funeral for a family member.

About The Author:

Laurence Levy-Atkinson is a writer and poet based in Melbourne, Australia. His work usually explores themes of identity, culture and history and can be found in Poetica Magazine, A Quiet Courage and 101 Words, among others.

Author interview here


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