Creative Writing for Beginners
by Colin Batrouney
Joel is a charming drifter who finds his moorings in the world of books. He strikes up an unlikely friendship while attending a creative writing class, but as he opens up painful memories come flooding back. Meanwhile his flatmate, a budding actress named Nomee, battles her own demons after being cast in a dream role. This is an absorbing novel exploring love, creativity and ego.
May 2013, $24.95
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The Last Thread
by Michael Sala
The Last Thread is Michael Sala’s fascinating life
in fiction. From his early years in the Netherlands to
growing up in Australia during the 1980s, Michael recalls the secret surrounding his estranged Greek father and how scandalous events from the past fractured his family.
February 2012, $24.95BUY BOOK
A Break in the Chain - The Early Kozminskys
by Tangea Tansley
This novel is a brilliant imagining of three generations of real-life Kozminskys, bringing alive Melbourne of the past in a tantalising tale of fortune and faith, love and betrayal.
July 2011, $27.95
Having Cried Wolf
by Gretchen Shirm
Small towns harbour secrets. Rising and returning like the tides lapping the coastal town of Kinsale, the stories in this collection revolve around Alice and Grace, friends since childhood, who grow to live vastly different lives.
This is the fourth collection in the Long Story Shorts series.
September 2010, $24.95BUY BOOK
by Emmett Stinson
Set largely in Washington DC immediately after September 11, these are engrossing stories that tap into the zeitgeist of disconnection, isolation and the loss of meaningful identity after these world-changing events.
This is the third collection in the Long Story Shorts series.
June 2010, $24.95BUY BOOK
by Barry Divola
Against a backdrop of buzzing cicadas, Dragstar bikes, schoolboy rock bands, church youth groups, and Top 40 radio, Barry Divola deftly evokes that awkward, exhilarating journey from childhood to adolescence.
This is the second collection in the Long Story Shorts series.
March 2010, $24.95BUY BOOK
by Bob Franklin
Dip into the world of Bob Franklin's fiction at your own risk. The calm surface belies a swift undertow and snags galore. These are not horror stories in the traditional sense; they are more unsettling than that.
This is the first collection in the Long Story Shorts series.
February 2010, $24.95BUY BOOK
by Mic Looby
There are precious few places still untouched by tourism. Paradise Lost? More like Paradise Packaged, Marketed and Sold in Easy-to-Enjoy Portions. And if there's money to be made shining light into the darkest corners of the world, SmallWorld wrote the book on it.
September 2009, $24.95