The Best Australian Stories 2011 by Cate Kennedy | Black Inc.

The Best Australian Stories 2011

Edited by

Cate Kennedy

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About the editor

Cate Kennedy

Cate Kennedy is the author of the critically acclaimed short-story collection Dark Roots and the novel The World Beneath, as well as poetry collections and a travel memoir. Her work has appeared in many publications and anthologies, …

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Praise for The Best Australian Stories 2011

‘For a volume that opens in a palliative-care ward and closes in a cemetery, you might expect it to provide a grim reflection of our state, but the craft and care behind the bulk of these stories produces quite the opposite result.’ —Sunday Age


‘Judging by the work here, the present and future of Australian literary culture is in safe hands.’ —Law Society Journal

‘These tales release such an emotional charge that it's hard to read more than one in a sitting.’ —Hobart Mercury