y No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years anthology   biography   short story   autobiography   essay  
Issue Details: First known date: 2005 2005
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'These stories were collected through two nationwide writing competitions in 2002 and 2004 by Australians Against Racism Inc, a creative grassroots human rights and social justice organisation that was formed in 2001. Both competitions asked young people to use an interview or direct personal experience of displacement as their starting point, and then left them free to choose whether to write their story as fiction or essay. [...]

'Following the competition in 2002, we edited the hugely successful anthology Dark Dreams: Australian Refugee Stories by Young Writers Aged 11-20 Years [...]. No Place Like Home is both the second anthology in what we hope will be a series, and unique. [...]

'This volume includes stories of hatred and tolerance; rejection and love; acceptance and alienation; war, aftermath and resolution; fear and hope; great suffering and great heroism; small journeys and unimaginably huge journeys' (pp. 1 & 2).

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it contains a number short works about young people's experiences as refugees from Asian countries. See individual works for further information.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Hal Hart's Story, Felicity Rose Hann , 2005 single work short story (p. 5-8)
Salima's Story, Salima Haidary , Hallie Kent , Ramona Strang , 2004 single work autobiography (p. 9-14)
Injustice : When You Can't Tell, Irene Guo , 2004 single work essay (p. 15-18)
Long Road to Happiness, Jasmina Kevric , 2005 single work short story (p. 19-22)
My Greatest Escape, Mert Korkusuz , 2004 single work essay (p. 23-26)
A Bit of My Life, Sam , 2005 single work autobiography (p. 27-30)
A Second Chance, Victoria Shaw , 2004 single work essay (p. 31-34)
The Russians Are Coming : Ilse's Story, Jessie Clifton , 2005 single work short story (p. 35-38)
Green Valley, Fernanda Valdes Chepe , 2005 single work short story (p. 39-41)
The Journey : Afaf al-Aryahi's Story, Hope Mathumbu , 2005 single work short story (p. 42-48)
Finding My Roots : Norm Fletcher's Story, Kyle Sellick Smith , 2005 single work short story (p. 49-52)
The Unforgettable Moments, Yusra , 2005 single work autobiography (p. 55-56)
Vuot Bien - The Search for Freedom : Huong Thi Nguyen's Story, Andre Dao , 2005 single work biography (p. 57-62)
The Confession of a Closet Racist, David Maney , 2004 single work short story (p. 63-67)
Surrealistic Nightmare, Najeeba Wazefadost , 2004 single work autobiography (p. 68-73)
A Man in Green, Henry Upton , 2005 single work biography (p. 74-79)
Target Practice, Darko Djukic , 2004 single work autobiography (p. 80-84)
My Journey to Australia, Lazar Stamenkovic , 2005 single work autobiography (p. 85)
My Baba's Journey : Katherina Selinski's Story, Nastassia Allen , 2005 single work biography (p. 86-91)
We Were Chosen : Mrs Z's Story, Iman Zayegh , 2005 single work short story (p. 92-97)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2005 .
      Extent: 180p.
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Eva Sallis.
      • Includes biographical and autobiographical notes about the authors (pp.155-180).
      ISBN: 186254686X

Works about this Work

When Home is a Hope too Far Dianne Dempsey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 March 2006; (p. 27)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
The Shortlist Merrin Hughes , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , March-April vol. 16 no. 2 2006; (p. 47)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
This Week's Selections Samela Harris , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 January 2006; (p. 10)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Untitled Anna Solding , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Spring no. 4 2006; (p. 61-62)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Untitled Alison Miles , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: API Review of Books , July no. 44 2006;

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Of Murmels and Snigs : Detention-Centre Narratives in Australian Literature for Children and Young Adults Debra Dudek , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 185 2006; (p. 38-42)

— Review of From Nothing to Zero : Letters from Refugees in Australia's Detention Centres 2003 anthology correspondence ; Walk in My Shoes Alwyn Evans 2004 single work novel ; Dark Dreams : Australian Refugee Stories 2004 anthology autobiography biography essay poetry ; Alyzon Whitestarr Isobelle Carmody 2005 single work novel ; No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay ; Number 8 Anna Fienberg 2006 single work novel ; Boy Overboard Morris Gleitzman 2002 single work children's fiction ; Girl Underground Morris Gleitzman 2004 single work children's fiction ; Soraya the Storyteller Rosanne Hawke 2004 single work children's fiction ; Ali the Bold Heart Jane Jolly 2006 single work picture book ; Another Country 2004 anthology poetry autobiography prose diary correspondence ; Refugees David Miller 2003 single work picture book ; The Slightly Bruised Glory of Cedar B. Hartley (Who Can't Help Flying High and Falling in Deep) Martine Murray 2005 single work children's fiction ; Dancing the Boom-Cha-Cha Boogie Narelle Oliver 2005 single work picture book ; Dreaming Australia Steve Tolbert 2004 single work novel
Untitled Chris Wheat , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 14 no. 2 2006; (p. 33)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Untitled Maggie Read , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 2 2006; (p. 51)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
When Home is a Hope too Far Dianne Dempsey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 March 2006; (p. 27)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
The Shortlist Merrin Hughes , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Eureka Street , March-April vol. 16 no. 2 2006; (p. 47)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
This Week's Selections Samela Harris , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 January 2006; (p. 10)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Untitled Anna Solding , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Wet Ink , Spring no. 4 2006; (p. 61-62)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Untitled Alison Miles , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: API Review of Books , July no. 44 2006;

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Of Murmels and Snigs : Detention-Centre Narratives in Australian Literature for Children and Young Adults Debra Dudek , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 185 2006; (p. 38-42)

— Review of From Nothing to Zero : Letters from Refugees in Australia's Detention Centres 2003 anthology correspondence ; Walk in My Shoes Alwyn Evans 2004 single work novel ; Dark Dreams : Australian Refugee Stories 2004 anthology autobiography biography essay poetry ; Alyzon Whitestarr Isobelle Carmody 2005 single work novel ; No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay ; Number 8 Anna Fienberg 2006 single work novel ; Boy Overboard Morris Gleitzman 2002 single work children's fiction ; Girl Underground Morris Gleitzman 2004 single work children's fiction ; Soraya the Storyteller Rosanne Hawke 2004 single work children's fiction ; Ali the Bold Heart Jane Jolly 2006 single work picture book ; Another Country 2004 anthology poetry autobiography prose diary correspondence ; Refugees David Miller 2003 single work picture book ; The Slightly Bruised Glory of Cedar B. Hartley (Who Can't Help Flying High and Falling in Deep) Martine Murray 2005 single work children's fiction ; Dancing the Boom-Cha-Cha Boogie Narelle Oliver 2005 single work picture book ; Dreaming Australia Steve Tolbert 2004 single work novel
Untitled Chris Wheat , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 14 no. 2 2006; (p. 33)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
Untitled Maggie Read , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 2 2006; (p. 51)

— Review of No Place Like Home : Australian Stories by Young Writers Aged 8-21 Years 2005 anthology biography short story autobiography essay
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