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'In The Best Australian Stories 2013, Kim Scott selects the year’s most outstanding short fiction. Featuring established favourites alongside exciting new voices, this diverse collection is a perfect companion for summer and an ideal introduction to Australia’s best contemporary writing.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Content indexing in process.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Black Inc. , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Static, Cate Kennedy , 1978 single work short story (p. 1-13)
The Knife, Laurie Steed , 2012 single work short story (p. 14-22)
Lebanon, Favel Parrett , 2013 single work short story (p. 23-25)
Birdcall : 33°21'N 43°47'E, Liam Davison , 2013 single work short story (p. 26-34)
The Traveller, Ryan O'Neill , 2013 single work short story (p. 35-41)
Oysters, Marion Halligan , 1988 single work short story Eating Oysters (p. 42-50)
Note: With title: Eating Oysters
J’aime Rose, Tegan Bennett Daylight , 2013 single work short story (p. 51-67)
Frank O'Hara's Animals, Tara Cartland , 2012 single work short story (p. 68-74)
The Cartography of Foxes, Theresa Layton , 2013 single work short story (p. 75-87)
Keilor Cranium, Wayne Macauley , 2012 single work short story (p. 88-95)
China, Tony Birch , 1978 single work short story (p. 96-107)
Old Friends, Andy Kissane , 2008 single work short story (p. 108-138)
Kindling, Kalinda Ashton , 2012 single work short story (p. 139-147)
Snow on the Mountain, Chris Somerville , 2013 single work short story (p. 148-159)
Staff Dining, Bruce Pascoe , 2013 single work short story (p. 160-165)
Hunting Animals, Ruby Murray , 2013 single work short story (p. 166-173)
Solstice, James Bradley , 2012 single work short story (p. 174-185)
Lungfish, Madeleine Griffeth , 2012 single work short story (p. 186-196)
Wrecking Ball, Lucy Treloar , 2012 single work short story (p. 197-209)
Mortal Sins, Sinead Roarty , 2013 single work short story (p. 210-218)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2013 .
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      Image courtesy of Black Inc.
      Extent: 320p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: November 2013
      ISBN: 9781922231222, 9781863956260
      Series: y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories Black Inc. (publisher), Melbourne : Bookman Press , 1999 Z1845180 1999 series - publisher short story extract

      The second of the three Best of collections, Best Australian Stories was inaugurated in 1999, under the guidance of executive chair Morry Schwartz. In 2004, publisher Chris Feik took over the series. In March 2018, Black Inc. announced the cancellation of all three series, replaced by Best Summer Stories.

      Number in series: 14

Works about this Work

The Year’s Work in Fiction Robyn Mundy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 59 no. 1 2014; (p. 124-143)

— Review of Elephants in the Bush and Other Yamatji Yarns Clarrie Cameron , 2013 single work prose life story ; An Elegant Young Man Luke Carman , 2013 selected work short story ; The Incredible Here and Now Felicity Castagna , 2013 single work novel ; Elemental Amanda Curtin , 2013 single work novel ; Now Showing Ron Elliott , 2013 selected work short story ; The Heaven I Swallowed Rachel Hennessy , 2013 single work novel ; Stella's Sea Sally-Ann Jones , 2013 single work novel ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie , 1937 single work novel ; Inland Gerald Murnane , 1988 single work novel ; White Light Mark O'Flynn , 2013 selected work short story ; Knitting and Other Stories : Margaret River Short Story Competition 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion , 2013 single work novel ; Lives of the Dead Jane Skelton , 2013 selected work short story ; The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander , 2013 selected work short story ; Harmless Julienne Van Loon , 2013 single work novel ; Letters to the End of Love Yvette Walker , 2013 single work novel ; Eyrie Tim Winton , 2013 single work novel ; The Swan Book Alexis Wright , 2013 single work novel
Best Defence Rebekah Clarkson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 358 2014; (p. 24)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story
A Trilogy of Collections : Anthologies A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 December 2013; (p. 23)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2013 2013 selected work poetry ; The Best Australian Essays 2013 2013 anthology criticism essay ; The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story
State of National Mind A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 December 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story
State of National Mind A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 December 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story
A Trilogy of Collections : Anthologies A. P. Riemer , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 December 2013; (p. 23)

— Review of The Best Australian Poems 2013 2013 selected work poetry ; The Best Australian Essays 2013 2013 anthology criticism essay ; The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story
Best Defence Rebekah Clarkson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 358 2014; (p. 24)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story
The Year’s Work in Fiction Robyn Mundy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 59 no. 1 2014; (p. 124-143)

— Review of Elephants in the Bush and Other Yamatji Yarns Clarrie Cameron , 2013 single work prose life story ; An Elegant Young Man Luke Carman , 2013 selected work short story ; The Incredible Here and Now Felicity Castagna , 2013 single work novel ; Elemental Amanda Curtin , 2013 single work novel ; Now Showing Ron Elliott , 2013 selected work short story ; The Heaven I Swallowed Rachel Hennessy , 2013 single work novel ; Stella's Sea Sally-Ann Jones , 2013 single work novel ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie , 1937 single work novel ; Inland Gerald Murnane , 1988 single work novel ; White Light Mark O'Flynn , 2013 selected work short story ; Knitting and Other Stories : Margaret River Short Story Competition 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Rosie Project Graeme Simsion , 2013 single work novel ; Lives of the Dead Jane Skelton , 2013 selected work short story ; The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander , 2013 selected work short story ; Harmless Julienne Van Loon , 2013 single work novel ; Letters to the End of Love Yvette Walker , 2013 single work novel ; Eyrie Tim Winton , 2013 single work novel ; The Swan Book Alexis Wright , 2013 single work novel
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