A Constant Hum, Alice Bishop


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• Alice Bishop grew up in Christmas Hills, Victoria, one of the towns ravaged by the Black Saturday bushfires. This short-story collection, her first book, is inspired by the real experiences of the survivors, especially women • 2019 is the tenth anniversary year of the Black Saturday bushfires, which burned throughout Victoria on and around 7 February 2009, killing 180 people and injuring 414 others • The manuscript for this much anticipated debut book has already been commended by the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript, shortlisted for the Penguin Random House Literary Prize, and longlisted for both the Richell Prize and the Kill Your Darlings Unpublished Manuscript Award. Short stories in the collection have won the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Prize and the Rachel Funari Prize, been shortlisted for the 2018 Peter Carey Prize, and been longlisted in the Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize • Advertisements to feature in literary and current affair publications such as the Big Issue, the Lifted Brow, Kill Your Darlings, regional news publications and weekend newspaper supplements such as Spectrum.; chapter samples to be promoted widely via social media such as Instagram, Facebook and Goodreads and giveaways conducted via literary journals and writer organisations • The author will feature at literary and festival events, and author interviews and appearances to be pitched to radio programs such as Conversations, the Mamamia podcast, youth media such as Elle magazine, The Feed TV show and Broadsheet website • Reading copies will be made available to the trade and title will be featured in trade publications and bookseller catalogues and newsletters

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Weight 400 g