Description - Purple Prose by Liz Byrski
Purple Prose introduces fifteen new works of non-fiction by Australian women writers, each responding to the colour purple. In their hands, purple takes on many meanings. From a story about King George's coronation gown to pigeon fanciers and the Dockers' Purple Haze, this is a book for women readers everywhere. The book features new works by Amanda Curtin, Lily Chan, Hanifa Deen, Sarah Drummond, Lucy Dougan, Tracy Farr, Deborah Hunn, Natasha Lester, Toni Jordan, Anne Manne, Rosemary Stevens, Annamaria Weldon and Jacqueline Wright.
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(204mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Author Biography - Liz Byrski
Liz Byrski is a writer, journalist and broadcaster based in Perth, Western Australia. She has published many works of fiction and non-fiction. Her most recent book with Fremantle Press is "In Love and War: Nursing Heroes." Rachel Robertson lectures in professional writing and publishing at Curtin University. Her fiction and essays have been published in "The Best Australian Essays," "Australian Book Review," "Griffith Review" and "Island." Her essay Reaching One Thousand was joint winner of the 2008 Calibre Prize."