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Antipodean China

A collection of essays by Australian and Chinese authors about literature, their influences and the literary forms in which they write, and about the role of the writer in society.

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Buried Not Dead

Fiona McGregor

Buried Not Dead is a collection of essays on art, performance, sexuality, activism and the hidden life of the city, through portraits of the artists, writers, dancers, tattooists and DJs that have made their mark on the culture over the past thirty years.

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Announcing the 2020 Novel Prize shortlist

Giramondo Publishing, Fitzcarraldo Editions and New Directions are pleased to announce the shortlist for The Novel Prize, a new biennial award for a book-length work of literary fiction written in English by published and unpublished writers around the world. The shortlist was selected from close to 1500 submissions worldwide.

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Special offer on Beverley Farmer

Beverley Farmer was one of Australia’s great prose stylists, and a pioneer of women’s writing in her exploration of feminine concerns and her use of different literary forms – novel, short story, poetry, essay, journal, myth and fairy tale.

We are offering three books by Beverley Farmer in a special bundle: The Bone House, a collection of three essays, This Water: Five Tales, her last work of fiction which was longlisted for the Stella Prize, and a new edition of the classic A Body of Water: A Year’s Notebook.

Normally valued at $85, this bundle is offered at $65 (postage is free within Australia).

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Nicholas Jose

Nicholas Jose was Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing from 1987 to 1990, at a vital moment in China’s history, and has played an important role in artistic relations between the two countries since then.

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Joanne Burns

joanne burns’ poetry collections include apparently, shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Poetry Awards, footnotes of a hammock, joint winner of the Judith Wright ACT Poetry Prize, an illustrated history of dairies, shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Poetry Award, amphora, and brush, which won the 2016 NSW Premier’s Poetry Award.

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