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Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Vignette Press , 2007 .
      Extent: 8p.
      Series: y Mini Shots : [Series 1] Vignette Press (publisher), Melbourne : Vignette Press , 2007-2008 Z1444261 2007-2008 series - publisher short story

      'Mini Shots is a new concept magazine series. Each magazine contains one short story only - the perfect size to read on the tram to work, over your morning coffee or while you're waiting for a friend. Plus each issue features cover art by Bronwen Hyde.'

      Source: Vignette's website, http://www.vignettepress.com.au
      Sighted: 15/11/2007

      Number in series: 8
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    y The Rest Is Weight : Stories Jennifer Mills , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2012 Z1862685 2012 selected work short story

    'Endorsed by Cate Kennedy, this is an eagerly awaited first story collection from an acclaimed young writer.

    'The award-winning stories in The Rest is Weight reflect Mills’ years in Central Australia, as well as her travels to Mexico, Russia and China. The collection displays a confident diversity of narrative voices and a brevity in style.

    'In 'The wind and other children', a girl searches for her lost grandmother while her parents quarrel at home; in 'Extra time', a man contemplates inertia after toxic contamination changes life in a remote Australian town; a woman imagines a mother’s love for her autistic son in 'The air you need'; and in 'Hello, Satan', a boy awaits his destiny at a roundabout at midnight, on the edge of a small town.

    'In exploring the human, Jennifer Mills deftly weaves themes of longing, alienation, delusion, resilience, and love. Sometimes dreamy and hypnotic, sometimes comic and wry, these stories leave their mark. Collected or on their own, Mills’ fiction is both a joy and a wonder to read.' (Publication summary)

    St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2012
Last amended 21 Aug 2008
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