Wayne Macauley

Wayne Macauley is a Melbourne writer whose stories have been published in Meanjin, Westerly, Overland, Arena, HQand other magazines. His first novel was Blueprints for a Barbed-Wire Canoe (Black Pepper, 2004) followed byCaravan Story (Black Pepper, 2007).

He was the winner of The Age Short Story Competition in 1995 and was anthologised in Best Australian Stories 2001. He has written extensively for the theatre over many years and was a founding member of the award-winning site-specific performance company, the Institute of Complex Entertainment.


The bridge

FictionAnd now, what's going to happen to us without barbarians?They were, those people, a kind of solution.C.P. Cavafy, Waiting for the BarbariansI AM THE last of my group – the others are all dead or have gone missing –...

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