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Affirm acquires VPLA-shortlisted short-story collection

Affirm Press has acquired world rights to the debut short-story collection by Victorian author Wayne Marshall, which was a runner-up in the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards in the unpublished manuscript category. The collection, called Shirl, comprises a range of what-if scenarios involving themes of Australiana, which are ‘taken to fabulist and comedic...

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