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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 The Best Australian Stories 2012
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'The country's premier annual collection of short fiction. This year sees Sonya Hartnett select thirty-two remarkable stories that roam widely in subject and style, but share 'a delicate complexity and a vibrant cleverness.' (Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,:Black Inc. , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Someone Called Rob, Martin Lindsay , 2012 single work short story (p. 1-15)
And Senseless Acts, Eva Lomski , 2011 single work short story (p. 16-26)
So Far North, Sarah Holland-Batt , 2012 single work short story (p. 35)
Ringroad, Alex Miller , 2006 single work essay (p. 36-41)
Sidney, Emma Schwarcz , 2012 single work short story (p. 42-48)
Oxtales, David Astle , 2012 single work short story (p. 49-58)
Crumbs, Bram Presser , 2012 single work short story (p. 59-64)
Scissors, Rebecca Harrison , 2012 single work short story (p. 65-84)
A Lovely and Terrible Thing, Chris Womersley , 2012 single work short story (p. 85-96)
Benny Wins Powerball, Erin Gough , 2011 single work short story (p. 97-111)
Underwater, Romy Ash , 2011 single work short story (p. 112-117)
A Willowy Woman, Marion Halligan , 2012 single work short story (p. 118-127)
Other People, Matt Gabriel , 2012 single work short story (p. 128-135)
The Crow, Ashley Hay , 2012 single work short story (p. 136-148)
She Knows How to Look After Herself, Michel Dignand , 2011 single work short story (p. 149-155)
The Other Room, Liam Davison , 2012 single work short story (p. 156-166)
Aftermath, Kevin Brophy , 2012 single work short story (p. 167-174)
Market Porter, Greg Bogaerts , 2011 single work short story (p. 175-184)
I Can Hear the Ice Singing, Sean Rabin , 2012 single work short story (p. 185-205)
Scott, Kate Simonian , 2012 single work short story (p. 206-215)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Collingwood, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2012 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of Black Inc.
      Extent: xii, 357 pp.
      ISBN: 9781863955805 (pbk.)
      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: 13

Works about this Work

Carnivalesque Cassandra Atherton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 348 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2012 2012 anthology short story
Not Short on Craft and Story Michael McGirr , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 December 2012; (p. 32) The Saturday Age , 15 December 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2012 2012 anthology short story
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 December 2012; (p. 19)
Not Short on Craft and Story Michael McGirr , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 December 2012; (p. 32) The Saturday Age , 15 December 2012; (p. 27)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2012 2012 anthology short story
Carnivalesque Cassandra Atherton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 348 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2012 2012 anthology short story
A Pair of Ragged Claws Stephen Romei , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 8-9 December 2012; (p. 19)
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