- Summary: "This eclectic anthology of new stories showcases some of our finest short-story writers and proves that the short story is alive and well in Australia. From seasoned practitioners of the form through to rising and emerging stars of the short-story firmament, New Australian Stories caters for all tastes. There?s humour, mystery, drama, and even some delusion and deceit. Whole lives are captured in just a few satisfying pages. Ideal for dipping into and perfect for those seeking inspiration and escape, this collection is designed for your reading pleasure. Contributors include: Cate Kennedy, Amanda Lohrey, Carmel Bird, Tony Birch, Nicholas Jose, Paddy O?Reilly, Max Barry, Margo Lanagan, Lenny Bartulin, Michael McGirr, Georgia Blain, Chris Womersley, Patrick Cullen and many more."--Publisher description.
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- "Stories by Claire Aman, Sunil Badami, Max Barry, Lenny Bartulin, Melissa Beit, Tony Birch, Carmel Bird, Georgia Blain, Patrick Cullen, Demet Divaroven, Julie Gittus, Lesley Jorgensen, Nicholas Jose, Vivienne Kelly, Cate Kennedy, Margo Lanagan, Isabelle Li, Amanda Lohrey, Wayne Macauley, Michael McGirr, A.G. McNeil, Susan Midalia, Paul Mitchell, Paul Morgan, Meg Mundel, Pierz Newton-John, Mark O'Flynn, Ryan O'Neill, Paddy O'Reiily, G.L. Osborne, Virginia Peters, Louise Swinn, Abigail Ulman, Brenda Walker, Chris Womersley"--Back Cover.