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LETTER TO THE AUTHOR
OF THE LETTER TO THE FATHER
by Tristan Foster
Publication date: Monday, August 6, 2018
Transmission Press is proud to bring you a debut collection from one of the most original new voices in Australian fiction.
Eels, snakes, artists, photos, writers, sprinters, dead men, thieves, possums, sphinxes, whales, fathers, mothers, children, neighbours, lovers, churches, rivers, oceans, devils, heroes, stones, fur, fish, skin, blood.
Astrologers and mandarins. Dehli and Parramatta, Byzantium and Capadocia.
The texts in this collection hunt down the lost and the dead, tracing their paths from small apartments in the suburbs of Sydney to Malpensa Airport in Milan, bearing witness to what they get up to when our backs are turned.
By turns strange, beautiful and beguiling, Letter to the Author of the Letter to the Father is an outstanding collection of short fictions from one of Australia's most exciting new voices.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Tristan Foster is writer and critic from Sydney known to readers in Australia and internationally as the co-editor-in-chief of 3:AM Magazine, a highly-esteemed site for experimental fiction and literary and cultural criticism.
Over recent years, Foster has established a considerable reputation, contributing fiction and criticism to literary magazines and websites including The Paris Review, Music & Literature, Words Without Borders, Asmptote, gorse, Overland, Verity La, Tincture, Seizure and The Lifted Brow. He is also a particularly perceptive interviewer, working with authors from around the globe who explore the edges of conventional literary practice.
Cover image by Knox Bertie