Snake in the grass

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  • Published 20131203
  • ISBN: 9781922079992
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Selected for Best Australian Stories 2014

I BAKE ON the smooth clay of dried creekbed. Soak in light the colour of sandstone. Sun-heavy air. Heat-hushed noon. Stillness, silence, warmth are the things I love. I’m a length of sun-powered muscle, arrowing one way, looping eternally. I love dry country but must drink sometime.

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Claire Corbett

Claire Corbett studied film and writing at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), and crewed on films, including Jane Campion's Sweetie and The Piano,...

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