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Tanya Vavilova Tanya Vavilova i(8953439 works by)
Gender: Female
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Tanya Vavilova's essays and short fiction have been published or are forthcoming in Seizure, Archer, The Lifted Brow, Visible Ink and The UTS Anthology.

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y separately published work icon Grub and Other Short Stories Strawberry Hills : Spineless Wonders , 2019 17319201 2019 selected work short story

'Grub brings its focus to those things we don’t see, to the people on the edges of society who might be a little “grubby”. Its setting is Sydney’s inner west, in a not-too-distant future, where the looming concerns of today (like climate change and capitalism) have come to pass, and subsistence is commonplace. They range from light-hearted, such as ‘Grub’, where an obsession to cleanliness is taken to extremes, to much darker. In ‘Carpark’, a young queer boy is beaten up, watched by a couple from the safety of their apartment, and ‘Whipped Cream’ is a Handmaid’s Tale-type dystopia, with references to breeding and silver vans. Peopled with odd individuals, Grub examines our humanity (and sometimes, lack of) in extreme circumstances.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 winner The Carmel Bird Award
Artichoke Hearts 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , March no. 23 2019;
2018 winner Wollongong Writers Festival Short Story Prize
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