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This eclectic anthology of new stories showcases some of our finest writers, and proves that the short story is alive and well in Australia. From seasoned practitioners of the form through to emerging stars of the short-story firmament, New Australian Stories 2 caters for all tastes. There’s humor, mystery, drama, and even some delusion and deceit. Ideal for dipping into, ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Scribe Publications Pty Ltd. (first published November 22nd 2010)
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Both Scribe Publications (New Australian Stories)and Black Inc. (Best Australian Stories) should be congratulated for their focus on nurturing and promoting Australian short fiction. These collections are credible homes, which promote both ‘name’ writers as well as those lesser known to a wider reading audience.

I am a late arrival to Australian short fiction and outside of Overland Literary Journal and the occasional Griffith Review I rarely read it at all. Short fiction from overseas just seem
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Aviva Tuffield has worked in Australian publishing for many years, including as a publisher at the University of Queensland Press, Black Inc., Affirm Press and Scribe Publications, where she was responsible for building an award-winning Australian fiction list. She was a co-founder and the inaugural executive director of the Stella Prize. In 2015 she was selected as one of Westpac/Australian Finan ...more

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