Conservatory single work   short story   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 1995-1996 1995-1996
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  • Appears in:
    y Bonescribes : The Year's Best Australian Horror 1995 Bill Congreve (editor), Robert Hood (editor), Parramatta : MirrorDanse Books , 1996 Z251023 1996 anthology short story horror Parramatta : MirrorDanse Books , 1996 pg. 94-99
  • Appears in:
    y Automatic Teller Carmel Bird , Milsons Point : Vintage , 1996 Z495548 1996 selected work short story prose biography criticism essay autobiography What is that process that takes a thought from a writer's head, onto the page, and into the mind of the reader?...Automatic Teller is a meditation on the heart, mind and imagination at work. In this provocative collection of stories and essays, Carmel Bird examines the nature of fact and fiction and the complexities of contemporary life in writing that encompasses dark humour, sly wit, and abiding compassion...Each of the twenty-four pieces is prefaced with a personal reflection on the art of storytelling. The result is both a revealing writer's diary, and a feast of insightful - and surprising - storytelling. (Source: back cover) Milsons Point : Vintage , 1996 pg. 7-17
  • Appears in:
    y Dark House : Stories Compiled by Gary Crew Gary Crew (editor), Port Melbourne : Mammoth , 1995 Z117379 1995 anthology short story horror What is it about old houses that stirs the imagination? Is it the presence of the house itself? Its shuttered windows; its gaping doors..the long dark tunnel of its hall? Or is it the rememberance of some dark and secret episode of childhood? Some shameful, long-buried memory we dare not share?
    Sydney : Hodder Headline , 1999
    pg. 147-158
Last amended 6 Apr 2011