A childless couple find an abandoned baby on the beach. A father is prosecuted by his small-town community. Two men on the coast share an unspoken love. A young woman has a threatening first date. A writer is terrorised by the ghosts of his fiction. City folk visit a room for crying. New Australian Fiction features brilliant writers with distinct experiences, voices and styles from all corners of Australia. Together they showcase the strength and diversity of Australian short fiction at its best. These stories will move, entertain and enlighten you.
Featuring: Tony Birch • Zoë Bradley • Mikaella Clements • Craig Cormick • Laura Elvery • Andrea Gillum • Anne Hotta • Joshua Kemp • Jack Kirne • Julie Koh • Wayne Marshall • Chloe Michele • A.S. Patrić • Allee Richards • Melanie Saward • Gretchen Shirm • Khalid Warsame • Laura Elizabeth Woollett