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Lit: stories from home

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Read the Foreword by Mandy Hager, the introduction by editor Elizabeth Kirkby-McLeod and the bios of contributors in this sample booklet to learn more about Lit: stories from home

Lit: stories from home

SKU: 978 1990035067
  • About the Book

    Sixteen short stories from home-grown literary heroes, established contemporary authors, and award-winning emerging writers are brought together in this new collection. Exploring identity, activism awareness, coming-of-age, society, and family from the Aotearoa New Zealand perspective. Includes:

    Foreword by Mandy Hager 
    Baby Doll  by Gina Cole
    Fitu  by Lani Wendt Young 
    Out of Zone  by Rajorshi Chakraborti 
    Tent on the Home Ground  by Witi Ihimaera
    The Queen’s chain  by Anahera Gildea 
    The Lake and the River by Elsie Locke
    Effigies of Family Christmas by Owen Marshall
    Free as a bird by David Hill
    The Doll’s House by Katherine Mansfield
    Letters from Whetu by Patricia Grace
    A Good Boy by Frank Sargeson
    Days of Our Lives by J.P. Pomare 
    the names in the garden by Tracey Slaughter
    Nineteen Seconds by Russell Boey
    Atul by Nithya Narayanan
    Gutting by Ting J. Yiu

  • Publishing date

    July 2021

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    "This is an exhilarating new short story collection from New Zealand writers..." - Read NZ

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