The Best Australian Stories 2010

There is little to match the pleasurable, exhilarating rush when we know we are in the hands of a writer with authority Their power is like a kind of charisma we allow ourselves to be willingly, absolutely persuaded Cate KennedyIn The Best Australian Stories 2010, Cate Kennedy presents a seductive line up of the year s most exciting short fiction, featuring the bes There is little to match the pleasurable, exhilarating rush when we know we are in the hands of a writer with authority Their power is like a kind of charisma we allow ourselves to be willingly, absolutely persuaded Cate KennedyIn The Best Australian Stories 2010, Cate Kennedy presents a seductive line up of the year s most exciting short fiction, featuring the best work from publications around the country alongside pieces published here for the first time.A literary feud unfolds, blow by comical blow, in the books pages of a Sydney newspaper Ned Kelly s mother has her day in court And as flood waters slowly rise in a small Australian town, a woman quietly watches and waits.By turns playful, heart wrenching, intimate and exuberant, these twenty nine stories reveal the strength and variety of Australian fiction today The authors include first timers as well as established masters, and the result is a stimulatingly diverse collection.Contributors include Robert Drewe, Nam Le, Karen Hitchcock, Paddy O Reilly, John Kinsella, Anna Krien, David Francis, Chris Womersley, Ryan O Neill, Dorothy Simmons, Louise D Arcy, Joshua Lobb, Tim Herbert, Michael Sala, Sherryl Clarke, A.S Patric, Josephine Rowe, Mike Ladd, Meg Mundell, David Mence, Fiona McFarlane, Cory Taylor, Antonia Baldo, Suvi Mahonen, David Kelly, Joanne Riccioni, Stephanie Buckle, Gillian Essex, Michael McGirr
The Best Australian Stories There is little to match the pleasurable exhilarating rush when we know we are in the hands of a writer with authority Their power is like a kind of charisma we allow ourselves to be willingly absol

  • Title: The Best Australian Stories 2010
  • Author: Cate Kennedy
  • ISBN: 9781863954952
  • Page: 101
  • Format: Unknown Binding
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    1. I've been trying to write more short stories lately, so I'm reading and studying a lot of them. This was a bit of an impulse buy; it's an annual anthology I hadn't heard of before, put out by Black Inc (which also publishes The Monthly and the Quarterly Essay). Black's main competitor is Award-Winning Australian Writing, which has a fairly clear methodology. Kennedy's anthology, on the other hand, appears to define "best" by her own discretion.I don't mean that as a complaint - the twenty-nine s [...]

    2. Yeah. It's stuff Kate Kennedy likes. To me, it's not the best, just an ordinary assortment of bad relationships in stories that don't get me thinking in any innovative way. Just regurgitation of non-fiction. No real imagination employed for solution based fiction, even that of symbolic or fantastical beginnings.What is to love, when there is notice given only to disgruntlement? It's the equivalent of Kate Kennedy finding this review better than the five star ones, high-lighting it and paying me [...]

    3. There is a real mixed bag of stories and there was a couple I enjoyed but nothing really stood out for me. That is okay as I have always found short stories to be a wonderful challenge as sometimes you get it and sometimes you don't. I thought 'The Movie People' quirky, posing a great question and providing an interesting answer. The 'Little White Slip' was for me a stand out as I found myself engaged with the characters.It has been awhile since I picked a book of short stories and I am glad I d [...]

    4. Mum has an excellent story in here. I really enjoyed this collection. I can't rave enough about short stories. If you have ever tried to write one, you can appreciate even more how special a truly engaging and satisfying short story really is!

    5. Absolutely brilliant collection by Kennedy. I'm not actually much of short story fan, but this book may have persuaded me otherwise.

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