'The Rattler' is a about a rogue tram driver who wants to be a writer. It was shortlisted in Melbourne's Lord Mayor’s Awards.
Alec Patrić’s short stories have appeared in anthologies and literary journals including Best Australian Stories, Overland and Quadrant. He is the author of Las Vegas for Vegans, (Transit Lounge, 2012) which was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards. Other publications include The Rattler & other stories (Spineless Wonders, 2011) and Bruno Kramzer (Finlay Lloyd, 2013). He is the winner of the 2011 Ned Kelly Award and the 2011 Booranga Prize.
Cover image by Maxine Beneba Clarke

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  • short Australian stories short stories Spineless Wonders AS Patric The Rattler
    Language: English / Published: 06 March 2014


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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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