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Fresh Cuttings

Fresh Cuttings

Author: Sue Abbey   Sandra Phillips  

This is the first anthology of UQP’s Indigenous-authored books. It represents the very best of fiction and poetry publishing in UQP’s Black Australian Writing series, (established 1990). Poetry and novel (10-12 book pages) extracts are skilfully interwoven in this exciting showcase collection. An Introduction by the editors and a biography on each author is included. With a contemporary page design and in a compact-sized format with with a cover designed by Cyberdreaming, it contains works by these writers (from the books listed): Fiction: Vivienne Cleven (Her Sister’s Eye and Bitin’ Back), Melissa Lucashenko (Hard Yards and Steam Pigs), Herb Wharton (Unbranded), Larissa Behrendt (Home), Doris Pilkington Garimara (Caprice), John Muk Muk Burke (Bridge of Triangles), and Alexis Wright (Plains of Promise). Poetry: Samuel Wagan Watson (Itinerant Blues and Of Muse), John Graham (Land Window), Lisa Bellear (Dreaming in Urban Areas), Jack Davis (Black Life), Graeme Dixon (Holocaust Island), Elizabeth Hodgson (Painted Skin, 2002 Unaipon runner-up).