An artist marooned on a remote island in the Arafura Sea contemplates his survival chances. He understands his desperate plight and the ocean's unrelenting power. But what is its true colour? A beguiling young woman nurses a baby by a lake while hiding bru... read more

The True Colour of the Sea
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"Midalia's skill at presenting big ideas through everyday experience demonstrates how powerful good writing can be" - The West Australian Feet to the Stars, Susan Midalia's third collection of short stories, offers keenly observed details about eve... read more

Feet to the Stars : And Other Stories
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Lips the colour of blood, the sun an unprecedented orange, train wheels that sound like 'guilt, and guilt, and guilt': these are just some of the things Mary Ventura begins to notice on her journey to the ninth kingdom. 'But what is th... read more

Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom: Faber Stories
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'On the whole, it was easier than I had expected. Only once did I feel myself at risk. That was when the Inspector suddenly intervened. He said in a harsh voice: "He married your wife, didn't he? Took her away from you some people might say. Nice piece of goods, ... read more

Victim: Faber Stories
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A HISTORY OF THE BEANBAG AND OTHER STORI
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My love for him felt so total and so annihilating that it was often impossible for me to see him clearly at all. Years ago, Sukie moved in with Nathan because her mother was dead and her father was difficult, and she had nowhere else to go. Now they are on the... read more

Mr Salary: Faber Stories
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When Ray turns up to visit his old university friends Charlie and Emily, he's given a special task: to be so much his useless self that he makes Charlie look good by comparison. But Ray has his own buried feelings to contend with. Decades earlier... read more

Come Rain or Come Shine: Faber Stories
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In the 2018 Margaret River Story Competition anthology, we take a voyeuristic glimpse into the lives of diverse characters—young and old, unsavoury and righteous, ordinary and bizarre. Although seemingl... read more

Pigface and Other Stories - Margaret River Press Short Story Competition 2018
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Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing "Guest workers of the United Arab Emirates embody multiple worlds and identities and long for home in a fantastical debut work of fiction, winner of the inaugural Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writ... read more

Temporary People
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This collection of short fiction explores what lies beneath the apparently normal, even mundane, surfaces of people's lives. Desire in its many manifestations is the unifying theme of these stories. This exploration of interior lives, from the young to the old and all in between, reveals some surprising insights.

Arrhythmia: Stories of Desire
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