The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Short Stories

Penguin New Zealand, 2009

This 31-story collection, a snapshot of New Zealand fiction in the early twenty-first century, includes significant work from some of the country’s foremost fiction writers – including C. K. Stead, Patricia Grace, Fiona Kidman, Witi Ihimaera, Damien Wilkins, Owen Marshall, Vincent O’Sullivan, Fiona Farrell, Charlotte Grimshaw and Emily Perkins – alongside exciting work by a strong group of new, younger rising literary stars, such as Anna Taylor, Eleanor Catton, Carl Nixon, Julian Novitz and Alice Tawhai.


‘A remarkable collection of remarkable work.’

The Listener

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