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Ursula Robinson-Shaw Ursula Robinson-Shaw i(12202177 works by)
Gender: Female
Heritage: New Zealander
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Ursula Robinson-Shaw is a writer from Wellington, New Zealand living in Melbourne. Her work has appeared in Minarets and Cordite.

Her piece 'Organ Speech' was longlisted for the Lifted Brow's 2018 Prize for Experimental Non-Fiction.

In 2019, she was longlisted for the Experimental Nonfiction Prize for 'Art Monstering'.

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Psychosexual Thriller 2018 single work short story
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 230 2018;

'The Mexican dream went something like this: Talia’s dad is dead, and what’s less like a dead dad than Pina Coladas on the beach, maybe some Mayan ruins, some of the less morbid ones. It was supposed to be just me and Maggie but we needed to get her out of it, her shredded family, the eulogies suggested by every park and school and supermarket. The whole city full of so sorry with Talia in the middle, sitting cross-legged on the kitchen bench among the funeral programs and the flowers, gorging herself on cheeses sent by the sympathetic.'  (Introduction)

2017 runner-up Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize
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