The Pumpkin-Eater single work   short story   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1995 1995
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  • Appears in:
    y She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy Lucy Sussex (editor), Judith Raphael Buckrich (editor), Melbourne : Sybylla Press , 1995 Z97825 1995 anthology short story poetry extract Sussex and Buckrich bring together Australian female authors who are quirky, idiosyncratic and inventive, presenting a mix of reprint and original material. The twenty-three authors whose works appear in this anthology range from the well known, such as M. Barnard Eldershaw and Gabrielle Lord, to emerging writers such as Leanne Frahm and Lisa Jacobson.

    In her introduction, American author Ursula Le Guin argues that women writers see 'a rather different world to men and describe it by rather different means. Working within the parameters of the fantastic provides "a rebel's mode" which enables women writers to "knock the posts out from under the status quo".'
    Melbourne : Sybylla Press , 1995
    pg. 60-76
  • Appears in:
    y Green Monkey Dreams : Stories Isobelle Carmody , Ringwood : Viking , 1996 Z193783 1996 selected work short story young adult science fiction fantasy A collection of fourteen stories, within which are roads of paradox on which an angel might be a torturer, or a princess reject a prince to save a rooster. These are paths travelled by seekers of the difficult deepest truths; here a boy searches for his true name, a group of pilgrims is led by a song on an ancient journey and a beast discovers hope. Ringwood : Viking , 1996 pg. 150-163
  • Appears in:
    y Below the Waterline : 31 Australian Writers Choose Their Best Short Stories Garry Disher (editor), Pymble : HarperCollins , 1999 Z27424 1999 anthology short story extract humour Pymble : HarperCollins , 1999 pg. 174-188
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