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Deep South

Author(s): Ralph Crane & Danielle Wood (editors)

Location(s): Tasmania

Genre(s): Short Stories

Era(s): Various



This handsome collection, the first to bring together the finest stories about Tasmania, includes works by notable early Australian writers, such as Marcus Clarke and Tasma: internationally renowned practitioners, like Hal Porter, Carmel Bird and Nicholas Shakespeare: and a range of newer voices, from Danielle Wood and Rohan Wilson to Rachael Treasure.

These twenty-four superb stories showcase the island’s colonial past, its darkness and humour, the unique beauty and savagery of its landscape.

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Really captures the beauty and the darkness of Tasmania – EditorGuy –

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021