Short Stories

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZEA city seethes with murderous intentions, family betrayals and morbid desires in this masterpiece of contemporary Gothic.Welcome to Buenos Aires, a place of nightmares and...
Unlimited Futures

Unlimited Futures

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Speculative, Visionary Blak+Black FictionIn partnership with Djed Press, Fremantle Press brings 21 emerging and established own-voice writers together to imagine a new future.Unlimited Futures is an anthology of Own Voice...
Meet Me at the Intersection

Meet Me at the Intersection

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Meet Me at the Intersection is an anthology of short fiction, memoir and poetry by authors who are First Nations, People of Colour, LGBTIQA+ or living with disability.The focus of...
After Australia

After Australia

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Climate catastrophe, police brutality, white genocide, totalitarian rule and the erasure of black history provide the backdrop for stories of love, courage and hope. In this unflinching new anthology, twelve...
Heat and Light

Heat and Light

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Winner of the 2013 David Unaipon AwardEllen van Neerven's award-winning collection of stories was inspired by the elements, and is exceptionally imaginative and varied.In this award-winning work of fiction, Ellen...
After the Quake

After the Quake

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Tales of upheaval and confusion, longing and love in the aftermath of the Kobe earthquake.For the characters in After the Quake, the Kobe earthquake is an echo from a past...
Terminal Boredom

Terminal Boredom

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The first English language publication of the work of Izumi Suzuki, a legend of Japanese science fiction and a countercultural icon.On a planet where men are contained in ghettoised isolation,...
This All Come Back Now edited

This All Come Back Now edited

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An anthology of First Nations speculative fictionA world-first collection of blackfella speculative fiction from well-known and emerging First Nations writers.The first-ever anthology of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander speculative fiction...
How to Pronounce Knife

How to Pronounce Knife

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WINNER OF THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE'Breathtaking' — Elle'Powerhouses of feeling and depth' — Mary Gaitskill'Sharp and vital' — Daisy Johnson'Excellent' — Margaret AtwoodAn ex-boxer turned nail salon worker falls for...
Krik? Krak!

Krik? Krak!

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Edwidge Danticat's first short story collection. Gorgeous 10th anniversary edition — complete with a new story!Arriving one year after the Haitian-American's first novel (Breath, Eyes, Memory) alerted critics to her...
Collisions: Fictions of the Future

Collisions: Fictions of the Future

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An Anthology Of Australian Writers Of ColourExperimental, genre-bending, lucid stories of the future from the inaugural LIMINAL Fiction Prize longlist.What does the future hold? A tense dinner party is held...
Anonymous Sex

Anonymous Sex

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Twenty-seven well-known writers, their imaginations unleashed by anonymity…· A married woman has a BDSM-tinged encounter at a work conference· Two young boys on a sleepover feel the first stirrings of...
Who's Loving You

Who's Loving You

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A beautiful collection that I both lost and found myself in. Unbelievably exciting stories from some show-stoppingly talented writers. — Candice Carty-WilliamsWho's Loving You is a collection of short stories...
Scream to the Shadows

Scream to the Shadows

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20 shadowy tales from Asia's Stephen KingUnconfined to a single theme, this new collection of twenty short stories by Halim offers five distinct worlds.The paranormal mysteries from 'the occult world',...
Flock

Flock

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First Nations Stories: Then and NowCurated and introduced by award-winning author Ellen van Neerven, Flock features luminous storytelling from leading Aboriginal writers, such as Tony Birch, Melissa Lucashenko and Tara...
Love in Colour

Love in Colour

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERBolu Babalola takes the most beautiful love stories from history and mythology and rewrites them with incredible new detail and vivacity in her debut collection. Focusing on...
The Thing Around Your Neck

The Thing Around Your Neck

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From the Orange Prize-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun comes twelve dazzling stories that turn a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and...
Things Remembered and Things Forgotten

Things Remembered and Things Forgotten

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Translated by Ginny Takemori and Ian MacDonaldThis prize-winning Japanese author offers stories haunted by history.'If we want to understand what has been lost to time, there is no way other...
Venus in the Blind Spot

Venus in the Blind Spot

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A “best of” collection of creepy tales from Eisner award winner and legendary horror master Junji Ito.This striking collection presents the most remarkable short works of Junji Ito’s career, featuring...
Shoko's Smile

Shoko's Smile

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Translated by Sung RyuA bestselling and award-winning debut collection from one of South Korea's most prominent young writersIn crisp, unembellished prose, Choi Eun-young paints intimate portraits of the lives of...
Life Ceremony

Life Ceremony

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Translated by Ginny Tapley Takemori From the author of international bestseller Convenience Store Woman comes a collection of short fiction: weird, out of this world and like nothing you've read...
Strange Tales from Japan

Strange Tales from Japan

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99 Chilling Stories of Yokai, Ghosts, Demons and the SupernaturalTranslated by William Scott WilsonPrepare to be spooked by these chilling Japanese short stories! Strange Tales from Japan presents 99 spine-tingling...
Grand Union

Grand Union

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The first ever collection of stories from the bestselling and beloved author of Swing Time and White Teeth.In the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north-west London lives the...
Liminal Vol. II

Liminal Vol. II

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ART, WRITING & CONVERSATIONS200 PAGES OF ASIAN AUSTRALIAN EXCELLENCEart & writing — adalya nash hussein, adolfo aranjuez, anne moffat, bella li, bryant apolonio, cher tan, claire cao, danny silva soberano,...
Permafrost

Permafrost

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Visual and performance artist, and winner of the inaugural Kill Your Darlings Manuscript Award, SJ Norman turns their hand to fiction with spectacular results.This brilliant collection of short fiction explores...
She is Haunted

She is Haunted

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I know lots of things now that I'm dead. Peter from Apartment Two has a spastic bladder. My former boss Morgan keeps her toenails in a gold jewellery box. My...
The Hidden Girl and Other Stories

The Hidden Girl and Other Stories

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Ken Liu's second collection of speculative fiction bestrides worlds real and ethereal.From the title story's fantastical inter-dimensional assassins to the steampunk dystopia of "Grey Rabbit, Crimson Mare, Coal Leopard" burrowing...
I'm Waiting for You

I'm Waiting for You

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A stunning collection of short fiction by one of South Korea's most treasured writers, available in English for the first time.In the title story, an engaged couple working in distant...
Bliss Montage

Bliss Montage

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From the acclaimed author of Severancecomes a story collection that is breathtaking in its imaginative featWhat happens when fantasy tears through the screen of the everyday to wake us up?...
Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick

Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick

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From ‘one of the greatest writers of our time’ (Toni Morrison) – the author of Their Eyes Were Watching God and Barracoon – a collection of remarkable short stories from...
Smart Ovens for Lonely People

Smart Ovens for Lonely People

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Conspiracies, memes, and therapies of various efficacy underpin this beguiling short-story collection from Elizabeth Tan.In the titular story, a cat-shaped oven tells a depressed woman she doesn’t have to be...
Things We Do Not Tell the People We Love

Things We Do Not Tell the People We Love

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*Longlisted for the Jhalak Prize* *Longlisted for the Edge Hill Prize*A breathtaking collection of stories about our most intimate relationships, and the secrets, misunderstandings and silences that haunt them. A...
Afterglow

Afterglow

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Climate Fiction for Future AncestorsHopeful and forward-looking futuristic short stories that explore how the power of storytelling can help create the world we need.Afterglow is a stunning collection of original...
Barely Functional Adult

Barely Functional Adult

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It’ll All Make Sense Eventually“Funny, introspective, and touching. . . . The lessons Meichi gently shares with us through delightful stories are full of wisdom for people at any life...
No Presents Please

No Presents Please

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Translated by Tejaswini NiranjanaWinner of the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the Atta Galatta Bangalore Literature Festival Lifetime Achievement Award, Jayant Kaikini is one of India's most celebrated...
Born Into This

Born Into This

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Engaging, thought-provoking stories from a young Tasmanian Aboriginal author who addresses universal themes — identity, racism, heritage destruction — from a wholly original perspective.The stories in Born Into This throw...
Virtual Center and Other Science Fiction Stories

Virtual Center and Other Science Fiction Stories

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WELCOME TO VIRTUAL CENTRE, WHERE THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE CONVERGE.A collection of science fiction that borders on science possible, Virtual Centre and Other Science Fiction Stories brings to you...
maar bidi: next generation black writing

maar bidi: next generation black writing

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In this beautifully crafted, evocative and poignant anthology of prose and fiction, a diverse group of young black writers are encouraged to find strength in their voices and what is...
Vampires Never Get Old

Vampires Never Get Old

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Tales with Fresh BiteWelcome to the evolution of the vampire and a revolution on the page.In this delicious new collection, you'll find stories about lurking vampires of social media, rebellious...
Hold Up the Sky

Hold Up the Sky

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A collection of award-winning hard science fiction short stories. A Financial Times Book of the Year From the author of The Three-Body Problem, a collection of award-winning short stories –...
Danged Black Thing

Danged Black Thing

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Danged Black Thing is an extraordinary collection of stories about love and migration, gender and class, patriarchy and womanhood, from a remarkable and original voice. Traversing the West and Africa,...
Foreign Soil

Foreign Soil

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Winner of ABIA Literary Fiction of the Year Award 2015 Winner of the Indie Book Award for Debut Fiction 2015 Winner of the Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Award 2013In Melbourne's...
Toddler-Hunting and Other Stories

Toddler-Hunting and Other Stories

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An immeasurably influential female voice in post-war Japanese literature, Kono writes with a strange and disorienting beauty: her tales are marked by disquieting scenes, her characters all teetering on the...
The Office of Historical Corrections

The Office of Historical Corrections

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Sharp and funny, brilliant and prescient: a new collection of short stories that offer a dazzling insight into the subjects of race, grief, apology, and American history.Danielle Evans is widely...
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies

$27.99
***2020 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction******2020 Story Prize Finalist******Longlisted for the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction***An intimate, irresistible collection of stories about the hidden desires of generations of church-going...
Look Who's Morphing

Look Who's Morphing

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Tom Cho's collection of fictions and fantasies is all about morphing and transformation.Through the shape-shifting, we follow the narrator on his surreal adventures, which include dirty dancing with Johnny Castle,...
The Tangleroot Palace

The Tangleroot Palace

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New York Times bestseller and Hugo, British Fantasy, Romantic Times, and Eisner award-winning author of the graphic novel Monstress, Marjorie Liu leads you deep into the heart of the tangled...
Cursed Bunny

Cursed Bunny

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Translated by Anton HurSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZEWINNER OF A PEN/HEIM TRANSLATION GRANTA woman is haunted by her own bodily waste. A pregnant woman is told she must...
Firelight

Firelight

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A wildly imaginative, page-turning collection featuring ghost stories, science fiction and satire, with Aboriginal characters at its heart.An imprisoned man with strange visions writes letters to his sister.A controversial business...
Our Share of Night

Our Share of Night

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Translated by Megan McDowellA damaged father battles to save his son from the sinister cult he is destined to serve, in this emotionally powerful, thrillingly paced gothic road trip, from...