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All Hands

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Megan McGrath

‘All Hands sits in the tradition of Tim Winton’s Western Australian stories of masculinity and the ocean, except here it is Queensland, and written by a woman.’

MOYA COSTELLO, 2019 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award judge

Description

All Hands lives on the Australian coastline, running through the hopes and fears of people who call the ocean home. The stories nestle into relationships between characters and their return to family, childhood, romance, and who they are. ‘The Cape’ inspects fear and victory in surf competitions. ‘Swim risk’ travels through grief and falling into hope through instinct. The titular story ‘All Hands’ sees a dumped trophy husband return to his parent’s home only to be told ‘you can’t stay here forever’. The Australian coast is not simply a sunshine haven, but a vastly rugged home for personal reflection and growth.

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MEGAN MCGRATH is from North Stradbroke Island in Queensland, Australia. She has written for the New York Times, Meanjin and Griffith Review. Her award-winning short fiction is published in literary journals and anthologies. Her recent work includes surf fiction for Tracks magazine, and the novella Whale Station.

Additional information

eISBN:

9781925052466

Extent:

120pp

Format:

PDF

Publication Date:

6 September 2019