Edition 54

Earthly Delights – The Novella Project IV

  • Published 1st November, 2016
  • ISBN: 9781925355543
  • Extent: 264pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm), eBook

Griffith Review once again showcases some of the best new Australian fiction with its fourth novella competition, Earthly Delights.

Judges for this edition were novelist and Novella Project III winner Nick Earls; publisher and Stella Prize founder Aviva Tuffield; and creative writing lecturer and novelist Sally Breen.

The winning entries range widely in theme, voice and style. Suzanne McCourt boldly ruminates on sexual taboos; Stephen Orr explores the nuances of the student–teacher bond; Graham Lang finds unlikely tenderness in a bleak ending; Melanie Cheng walks the line between inspiration and desire in life and art; and Daniel Jenkins plunges into the day-to-day negotiations of Westerners in the Middle East. Earthly Delights also features the final words of fiction in Cory Taylor’s wonderful and enduring written legacy.

Earthly Delights – The Novella Project IV was supported through the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.

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