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Anthony Lynch Anthony Lynch i(A21018 works by) (a.k.a. Anthony Paul. Lynch)
Born: Established: 1961 Geelong, Geelong City - Geelong East area, Geelong area, Geelong - Terang - Lake Bolac area, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: British ; Irish
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Anthony Lynch was born in Geelong and studied at Deakin University and the University of Melbourne. A writer of fiction and poetry, since 2006 he has also been a frequent reviewer for Australian Book Review. His work has appeared in anthologies and journals in Australia as well as in the USA and the United Kingdom, been broadcast on ABC Radio National, and adapted for short film.

Lynch has worked as an editor in commercial publishing and in various tertiary education publishing units, most recently with Deakin University. In 2003 he established Whitmore Press (, publishers of poetry and the literary annual Space: New Writing, for which he served as editor. He currently (2010), lives on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. (Biography provided by author).

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Rent 2014 single work short story

'Rae, a postgraduate student, lives in a terrace with her dog, Nana. After posting an advertisement seeking a new housemate, she meets Astrid who seems to be the only suitable applicant. And more importantly, she likes dogs. At first, Rae tries to welcome Astrid and her strange habits – such as her addiction to reality television and frozen dinners and her refusal to leave the house beyond walking Nana. Rae slowly realises that the manipulative Astrid isn’t as harmless as she appears to be.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2014 finalist The Carmel Bird Award Short Fiction
Night Train 2011 selected work poetry
2012 shortlisted Wesley Michel Wright Prize in Poetry
Redfin 2007 selected work short story

'Stylish, cool and perfectly rendered short stories of being in regional Australia, with tales of travel in Europe and America. You take the dislocation with you... ' (Publication summary)

2008 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Australian Short Story Award
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