kim westwood – works
The Courier's New Bicycle
Set in the atmospheric alleyways of Melbourne just a few socio-political changes from now, The Courier’s New Bicycle is twenty days in the adrenaline-fuelled life of Salisbury Forth, a courier of contraband, gender transgressive and accidental sleuth.
It’s a stressful life, post-pandemic: a vaccine dispensed Australia-wide is causing mass infertility, and the government has banned all remedies except prayer. While Neighbourly Values Brigades prowl for transgressors, the pious gather like moths under the streetlights. Then someone starts trading tainted hormones on the boss’s patch, and Salisbury has to find who’s trying to destroy the business before everything goes belly up.
Meanwhile, the Animal Protection Vigilantes are planning their next raid…