Brilliant short fiction from some of Australia’s most talented storytellers
A woman suspects her partner of murder. A father seeks to save his son from a looming disaster. A boy finds love in the heat of summer as a dust storm transforms his city and his fortunes. A guard in a detention centre causes tragedy. A town is consumed by a strange apocalypse that its residents struggle to keep contained.
Continuing Black Inc.’s long tradition of discovering and celebrating the country’s finest writers, these exceptional stories will entertain, move and provoke you long after you finish reading. Spend this summer with Australia’s best writers.
MICHAEL MOHAMMED AHMAD • LIZ ALLAN • ROMY ASH • TONY BIRCH • STEPHANIE BISHOP • MIKAELLA CLEMENTS • AOIFE CLIFFORD • LAUREN AIMEE CURTIS • DEMET DIVAROREN • ELIZABETH FLUX • JOHN KINSELLA • JACK LATIMORE • JENNIFER MILLS • PADDY O’REILLY • FIKRET PAJALIC • ELLIOT PERLMAN • ALLEE RICHARDS • MIRANDI RIWOE • BEEJAY SILCOX • ELIZABETH TAN • TIEN TRAN • BRENDA WALKER • BEN WALTER • MARLEE JANE WARD • KATY WARNER • CHRIS WOMERSLEY • DANIELLE WOOD • MICHELLE WRIGHT