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‘The Lifted Brow’ & RMIT non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Nonfiction longlist announced

Melbourne-based publisher and literary magazine the Lifted Brow has announced the longlist for its Prize for Experimental Nonfiction.

The longlisted works are:

  • ‘When Flakes of Ash Fall and Melt into Water’ by Clare Archibald
  • ‘Spain’ by Caren Beilin
  • ‘The Children’s Book: An essay’ by M K Brake
  • ‘Snow Warnings: A primer for your family’ by Christy Call and Ryan Call
  • ‘On Lists’ by Vivienne Cutbush
  • ‘Trouble with Pork Chops’ by Phillip Davidson
  • ‘Militant Spring’ by Elena Gomez
  • ‘A Blowjob for Cocaine in the Back of a Lamborghini’ by Mish Grigor
  • ‘Drowning’ by Agri Ismaïl
  • ‘Something to be Tiptoed Around Until it Goes Away’ by Emma Marie Jones
  • ‘Press Release for Inside Her’ by Calum Lockey
  • ‘Trashman Loves Maree’ by W J P Newnham
  • ‘Southern Taxonomies: A consideration of seven plant species from Terra Australis’ by Aden Rolfe
  • ‘Ghost Notes’ by Joe Sacksteder
  • ‘But Still…’ by Sam van Zweden

The Experimental Nonfiction Prize seeks to ‘unearth new, audacious, authentic and/or inauthentic voices’ from Australia and around the world. More than 370 entries were received for the award. With support from the Copyright Agency and the RMIT non/fictionLab, first prize this year is worth $5000, up from $1000 last year.

For more information about the award, click here.


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