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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 And Watch The Whale Explode : UTS Writer's Anthology 2017
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'When a whale washes up on the shore of a beach there is only one surety: it must explode. Sometimes a bystander, anticipating the inevitable, pokes the gaseous figure; the skin rips, and it is done. Our world can feel like the brimming belly of a beached whale, the pressure building, an indeterminate force compelling us to take an explosive action, even when it makes little to no sense.

'A girl takes a pair of shears to a black-dashed line on her skin; a woman tries to stem the flow of snake venom in the blood of a man who is already dead; an epileptic wears a crash helmet ‘round the clock; a man with only one good arm cuts it off with a chainsaw, and how?

'After every explosion, a throng of people approach the beach cautiously, collecting the debris together.

'Introduced by celebrated Australian essayist, poet and critic, Fiona Wright, And Watch the Whale Explode is the 31st edition of the UTS Writers’ Anthology. ' (Publication summary)


* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Xoum , 2017 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Fiona Wright , single work criticism

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    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Xoum , 2017 .
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      Extent: 288p.
      • Published May 2017
      ISBN: 9781925589085
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