David Francis

Originally from West Gippsland, in Victoria, David Francis has lived mostly in the US since 1985.

His first novel, Agapanthus Tango (2001), was published internationally in seven languages and in the US as The Great Inland Sea.

David’s second novel, Stray Dog Winter (2008), was named Australian Novel of the Year in the Australian Literary Review, was a finalist for the LAMBDA Literary Award and received the American Library Association Stonewall Literary Award for 2010.

His writing has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Wet Ink, The Best Australian Stories and Harvard Review.


No Jesus man

MemoirSISTER CLARA FORD comes at me with eyes deep as sonnets, the whites of them bright as her dress and the black of them black as the shine on her forehead. Fingers that reach forward and touch my pale...

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