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  • Author:agent Philip Salom http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/salom-philip
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Waiting
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'Waiting is a story of two odd couples in prose as marvellously idiosyncratic as its characters. Big is a hefty cross-dresser and Little is little. Both are long used to the routines of boarding house life in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, but Little, with the prospect of an inheritance, is beginning to indulge in the great Australian dream, which has Big worried. Little's cousin, Angus, is a solitary man who designs lake-scapes for city councils, and strangely constructed fireproof houses for the bushfire zone. A handy man, he meets Jasmin an academic who races in her ideas as much as in her runners. Her head is set on publishing books on semiotics and her heart is turned towards her stalled personal life. All four are waiting, for something if not someone.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For David

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Glebe, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Puncher and Wattmann , 2016 .
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      Extent: 345p.
      Note/s:
      • Published March 2016
      ISBN: 9781922186904

Works about this Work

Miles Franklin Shortlist 2017 Nic Brasch (interviewer), 2017 single work interview
— Appears in: The Garret : 2017 2017;

'The shortlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin was announced on 18 June 2017, and this episode - featuring all five shortlisted authors - was released on 20 June 2017.

This episode features interviews with all five shortlisted authors: Emily Maguire (An Isolated Incident), Mark O'Flynn (The Last Days of Ava  Langdon), Ryan O'Neill (Their Brilliant Careers), Philip Salom (Waiting) and Josephine Wilson (Extinctions).'

Source: Blurb.

Heart-warming, Biting, Tragic, Funny: the Miles Franklin Shortlist Will Move You Jen Webb , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 6 September 2017;

'The 2017 Miles Franklin Award winner will be announced tonight, but I’m not taking bets on who it’s likely to be. Each shortlisted novel is by a first-time nominee. Each is of satisfyingly high literary quality and very different in voice, logic, focus and story.' (Introduction)

Philip Salom, Waiting EF , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 2 April 2016;

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Space for Laughter Michael McGirr , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 380 2016; (p. 38)

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Waiting Review: Philip Salom's Odd Couple in a Dickensian Rooming House Peter Kenneally , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 15 April 2016;

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Accommodating Demands of Survival Peter Pierce , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 March 2016; (p. 16)

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
All Good Things Come to Those Who Wait, or Do They? Peter Kenneally , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 April 2016; (p. 29) The Age , 16-17 April 2016; (p. 29)

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Waiting Review: Philip Salom's Odd Couple in a Dickensian Rooming House Peter Kenneally , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 15 April 2016;

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Space for Laughter Michael McGirr , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 380 2016; (p. 38)

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Philip Salom, Waiting EF , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Paper , 2 April 2016;

— Review of Waiting Philip Salom , 2016 single work novel
Heart-warming, Biting, Tragic, Funny: the Miles Franklin Shortlist Will Move You Jen Webb , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Conversation , 6 September 2017;

'The 2017 Miles Franklin Award winner will be announced tonight, but I’m not taking bets on who it’s likely to be. Each shortlisted novel is by a first-time nominee. Each is of satisfyingly high literary quality and very different in voice, logic, focus and story.' (Introduction)

Miles Franklin Shortlist 2017 Nic Brasch (interviewer), 2017 single work interview
— Appears in: The Garret : 2017 2017;

'The shortlist for the 2017 Miles Franklin was announced on 18 June 2017, and this episode - featuring all five shortlisted authors - was released on 20 June 2017.

This episode features interviews with all five shortlisted authors: Emily Maguire (An Isolated Incident), Mark O'Flynn (The Last Days of Ava  Langdon), Ryan O'Neill (Their Brilliant Careers), Philip Salom (Waiting) and Josephine Wilson (Extinctions).'

Source: Blurb.

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