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Gillian Mears lives and writes near Grafton in northern New South Wales. She has published four collections of short stories. Ride a Cock Horse won the Commonwealth Writers\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' Regional First Book Prize (1989) and Fineflour (UQP 1990) was published to critical acclaim. More recent volumes are Collected Stories (UQP 1997) and A Map of the Gardens (2002). Her first novel The Mint Lawn was awarded the Vogel/Australian prize in 1990, and The Grass Sister won the Commonwealth Writers\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' Regional Best Book Prize in 1996. In 1997 Gillian published Paradise is a Place, a photo essay in collaboration with Sydney photographer Sandy Edwards.
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Collected Stories Gillian Mears
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Gillian Mears


Gillian Mears is a courageous and strikingly original storyteller who has twice won Commonwealth Writers' regional awards, as well as the coveted Vogel Award. Her early stories - from the prizewinnin ...

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Fineflour
Fineflour
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The river Fineflour flows through this narrative as it flows through the town, linking time and place, character and event. A source of myth and memory, it brings tragedy as well as comfort. There is ...