Rani's new neighbours want to replace the old fence between their two yards. But for Rani, the fence is no mere boundary. It is the centrepiece for a beautiful and tranquil world in miniature, which has been living and thriving undisturbed for years. As pressure and anger over the fence builds, more profound personal divisions become evident which will prove far more difficult to comprehend.

E. Ratnam Keese gives a unique voice and insightful perspective to an instantly recognisable theme, that challenges us to reflect on when we last took the time to stop and consider the perspective from the other side of the fence.

E. Ratnam Keese is a Visual Artist and writer. In 2012 she was shortlisted for the Calibre Prize for Mapping the Edges of the Night.

Spineless Wonders is proud to offer this series of twelve beautifully-written digital long stories selected for us by award-winning Australian author, Amanda Lohrey.
To find out more, go to shortaustralianstories.com.au

Cover design by Elice Chen, cover image Annie Spratt, via unsplash.com

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  • womens long story neighbours Amanda Lohrey Selects series Spineless Wonders dispute boundary perspective division
    Language: English / Published: 20 November 2013


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    Spineless Wonders

    Spineless Wonders is devoted to short, quality fiction produced by Australian writers. We’re interested in brief fiction in all its forms – short story, novella, sudden fiction and prose poems. We publish all kinds of stories – contemporary realist, black comedy, steam punk, historical, literary, romance, psychological, mystery, crime, futurist, speculative and genres yet to be labelled.


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