Intensity and Focus: Annette Marfording Reviews ‘Griffith Review 54, Earthly Delights: The Novella Project IV’
Telling Their Story Straight: Annette Marfording Reviews ‘Not Just Black and White’ by Lesley and Tammy Williams
Great Humanity and Human Decency: Annette Marfording reviews ‘The Simplest Words: A Storyteller’s Journey’ by Alex Miller
Sticking to the Familiar: Annette Marfording reviews ‘The Best Australian Stories 2015’ edited by Amanda Lohrey
Amanda Lohrey returns as the editor of The Best Australian Stories 2015, continuing her role from 2014. While certain authors from both editions, Julie Koh and Mark Smith are among those that stand out with short stories that introduce readers to original subject matter, affecting characters and utterly authentic tales, Lohrey remains steadfastly uninterested in encouraging unknown talent.