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Amanda Niehaus Amanda Niehaus i(11594408 works by) (a.k.a. Amanda C. Niehaus)
Gender: Female
Heritage: American ; Australian
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Amanda Niehaus is an American-Australian biologist and writer, working as an Australian Research Council fellow in the Biological Sciences at the University of Queensland. 

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Breeding Season Overland , Spring vol. 228 no. 2017 single work short story

'It's pre-dawn, all dark. Breeding season. Elise wakes just before her alarm goes off, skin sharp in the cold air. She tugs the blankets back across her body, curls her knees in and lets herself - for a moment - think of Dan asleep at home in Brisbane, long limbs spidered into all the corners of their bed. In her mind, she sits across from him and kiss-counts the freckles on his shoulder. On his nose. His beard tickles her chin. He exhales warm air through his damp gap mouth and he will never know it, how she runs her hand across his clavicle, sternum, ribs as he sleeps; how she traces the lines of his wrist and hip where the flesh is thinnest, where she might so easily push in.' (Introduction)

2017 winner The Overland Victoria University Short Story Prize for New and Emerging Writers
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