A.C. Bland / The Final Trials of Alan Mewling
‘Black comedy with a deeply troubling brown dimension.’ - Catherine Ryan
Adèle Ogiér Jones / Desert Diya
‘…powerful and enthralling…’ - Glenys Osborne, author of Come Inside
Angus Gaunt / Prime Cuts
Themes of deception, betrayal and unexpected delight are woven through Angus Gaunt’s first collection of stories.
Annie Horner / No One Was Watching
No One Was Watching is a work of fiction. These stories, although informed by factual events, do not intend to speak for people who endured living in out-of-home ‘care’ during part or all of their childhood but instead provide an alternative, imaginative entrée into this once-hidden Australian history.
Anthony J. Langford / Pseudo Stars
‘Langford humanises the dehumanised. Pseudo Stars will make you see people with a new perspective.’ - Pete Malicki, author and playwright
Antonia Hildebrand / To Breathe & other stories
'Sometimes Hildebrand moves beyond reality, but she does not so much create a fantasy, as show the familiar landscape through the distorting mirror of a fairground tent.’ - Robin Hillard
Avijit Sarkar / A Turn of Events
'…a must read for all lovers of short fiction, embellished aptly with clever word play and heart-warming witticisms.' - Dr Santosh Bakaya
Avril Smith / A Fragment of Time
'Her warmth for life’s misfits shines through in her writing - as does her sharp wit, humour and appreciation of the quirky and inexplicable.' - Anna Buck
Barbara Gurney / Purple and Other Hues
Barbara Gurney’s award-winning stories sit on an easel of storytelling, within a collection of multicoloured work.
Brennan O'Shea / Don't Wait
Stories by Brennan O’Shea have been described as ‘quirky’. Don’t Wait is a selection from the last twenty years. O’Shea lives a very quiet life in a seaside suburb of Adelaide.
Carol Chandler / Black Mountain
‘Black Mountain is a deftly written novella - effortlessly building tension as it draws the reader in. Simultaneously delicate and visceral, this is a compelling work.’ Judges’ Citation, Shortlisted Seizure Viva la Novella IV
Chris Leckonby / Sowing the Seeds
Romance, adventure, humour, intrigue, murder, quirky twists… You’ll find them all in Chris Leckonby’s collected short stories, some of them prize-winners.
Colin Rogers / From the Mallee: Five stories
Five stories to take you away from the anonymity of big cities and into the Mallee. Into communities where everyone knows everyone else’s business or, if they don’t know it, they invent it.
Craig Cormick / A Funny Thing Happened At 27,000 Feet
Craig Cormick’s award-winning collection of short stories pokes a sharp satirical stick into the eye of the age of terror, through stories that refuse to conform to the political rhetoric and media sensationalism of our times. His humour and the aim of his pen are deadly!
Craig Cormick / Uncle Adolf
‘Craig Cormick has a flair for animating the past. Any gaps that are left in history’s pages have been filled with colourful characters and intriguing subplots.’ - The Canberra Times
David Brelsford / Bernie
David Brelsford's second collection of stories.
David Brelsford / Crossroads
An engaging collection of stories.
David King / Letting Paddy Fly
Set in times ranging from the mediaeval to present day and in places as far apart as Australia, Europe and North America, these eighteen short stories reveal life in its bewildering, sometimes funny, and at times achingly sad moments.
Edna Taylor / Brief Encounters
Edna Taylor’s second book of short stories is about a scarecrow, a dog and a cat, a UFO and dreams. Brief encounters and an anonymous gift, plus strange happenings which can turn one’s life onto unexpected pathways and into a completely new direction. Which only goes to prove that ordinary can turn into extraordinary in the blink of an eye.
Edna Taylor / Skeleton in the Cupboard
This is a collection of short stories for people who like a good yarn - a story they can finish in one go, without having to mark the page and come back to a few days later, only to realise that they have forgotten the plot and have to start all over again.