Category Archives: australian literature

Peter Watt – Author Interview

Your Frontier series, which some might know as the Macintosh and Duffy family saga, has followed the Macintoshes and Duffies from Colonial Queensland to South Africa during the Boer War, Europe and the Middle East during World War 1, and … Continue reading

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Belinda, by Rhea Roy Ganguly (short story)

Belinda Beale could have sworn that she heard a stealthy footfall right behind her. She paused and turned around abruptly, causing her long blond hair to cascade in golden wisps around her frightened face. As she peered into the still … Continue reading

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An Eye For Detail, by Karen Carlisle (short story)

Viola opened the window shutter, allowing the light to enter. It slowly danced across the room, chasing away the dark. While she waited for her eyes to adapt to the change, she drank in the warmth on her skin. Outside, … Continue reading

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Protocol Seventeen, by Rachel Sanderson (short story)

A settlement designated non-critical will be deleted where it prevents access to supply of a critical resource. A record will be made prior to deletion. We travel in guise as tourists. We have three days to complete the job and … Continue reading

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This Must Be The Place, by Kris Cerneka (short story)

Papa said, ‘This must be the place,’ and I knew from the last three announcements of, ‘This should be it,’ ‘Here we are,’ and, ‘We’ve finally made it,’ that this backwater railroad pigsty was not the end of the line … Continue reading

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Night Skyline, by Rachael Mead (short story)

From the back of the fire truck it’s always a different valley. The higher perspective and the wind make me think of my kelpie on the tray of the ute, all legs and jitters. But unlike the dog, my jitters … Continue reading

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Australian Literature: A Snapshot in 10 Short Stories (Book Launch – Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne)

The AusLit anthology, Australian Literature: A Snapshot in 10 Short Stories, is launching soon. You can read the line up of stories and authors here. You can get a sneakpeak at the beginning of each story in the article On … Continue reading

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