Margo Lanagan


Margo Lanagan is the author of two novels based on traditional tales, Tender Morsels (Knopf, 2008) and Sea Hearts (Allen & Unwin, 2012), and of five collections of short stories.

Her work has won four World Fantasy Awards, has been longlisted in the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ prize, and was shortlisted for the inaugural Stella Prize.


Black swan event

FictionTHE FIRST THING Dawn heard every morning was her brother stretching his wing. The soft whooping travelled down the hall and woke her from whatever doze or dream she lay in. Through the first bird-calls, or the wind hissing...

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