Purple Prose

Written by Liz Byrski and Rachel Robertson

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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.

Purple Prose 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.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘I can thoroughly recommend this book for reading, reflection and relaxation.’ Starts at 60

Purple Prose is a masterclass in theme and variations.’ The West Australian

‘Stories are written along the lines of many different themes and issues, but a collaborative book focusing on a specific colour is rare.’ Cockburn Gazette

Properties
ISBN 9781925163094 (Paperback)
Formats B+ Format (205 x 138mm) (Paperback)
Categories Autobiography, Biography & Memoir
Short Stories & Anthologies
ebooks
New Releases
Book Club Reads
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2015
Pages 204
Rights World
  • Liz byrski

    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. Read more

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    Rachel Robertson

    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. Read more