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Best New Zealand Fiction 3

Best New Zealand Fiction 3 cover

Short Stories (ed) — Vintage 2006

Synopsis: The standard of New Zealand writing today can hold its own on the world stage. It also has a distinctly local flavour, depicting our landscape and experiences as well as our wry insights and tone. Coming from a variety of writers and representing the best stories written over the past year, this third annual collection is thoroughly entertaining. There’s love, lust, travel, murder, childhood memories and the trials of growing old.

Contributors are: Maxine Alterio, Geoff Cochrane, Sian Daly, Sue Emms, Tracy Farr, James George, Charlotte Grimshaw, Lloyd Jones, Owen Marshall, Sue McCauley, Carl Nixon, Vincent O’Sullivan, Jo Randerson, Tina Shaw, Alice Tawhai, Fay Weldon, Peter Wells, Jane Westaway, Susan Wylie, Spiro Zavos. Edited by Dame Fiona Kidman, the Katherine Mansfield Fellow in Menton, France, 2006.