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  • Appears in:
    y The Best Australian Stories 2013 Kim Scott (editor), Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2013 6049503 2013 selected work short story (taught in 4 units)

    'In The Best Australian Stories 2013, Kim Scott selects the year’s most outstanding short fiction. Featuring established favourites alongside exciting new voices, this diverse collection is a perfect companion for summer and an ideal introduction to Australia’s best contemporary writing.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2013
    pg. 96-107
  • Appears in:
    y Island no. 133 Winter 2013 6146623 2013 periodical issue 2013 pg. 76-81
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    y The Promise : Stories Tony Birch , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2014 7277350 2014 selected work short story (taught in 3 units)

    'Outstanding new fiction from the Miles Franklin-shortlisted author of Blood

    'In this breathtaking new work, Tony Birch affirms his position as one of Australia’s finest writers of short-form fiction.

    'Using his unflinching creative gaze, he ponders love and loss and faith. A trio of amateur thieves are left in charge of a baby moments before a heist. A group of boys compete in the final of a marbles tournament, only to find their biggest challenge was the opponent they didn’t see coming. Two young friends find a submerged car in their local swimming hole and become obsessed by the mystery of the driver’s identity.

    'Across twelve blistering stories, The Promise delivers a sensitive and often humorous take on the lives of those who have loved, lost and wandered.' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2014
  • Appears in:
    y Where There's Smoke : Outstanding Short Stories by Australian Men Black Inc. (editor), Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2015 8700359 2015 anthology short story

    'Where There's Smoke presents outstanding short fiction by Australia's finest male writers. These are tales of love, secrets, doubt and torment, the everyday and the extraordinary.

    'A man sleeps at the site of a massacre and wakes refreshed. An unassuming piano tuner is sent off to contribute to the war effort. A woman with Alzheimer's is dragged along by her interfering son to visit Uluru.

    'Brilliant, shocking and profound, these tales will leave you reeling in ways that only a great short story can.

    'Chris Womersley Murray Bail Tim Winton Rodney Hall David Malouf Tony Birch Shane Maloney Ryan O'Neill Nam Le * Kim Scott

    'and many more' (Publication summary)

    Collingwood : Black Inc. , 2015
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