Alice Bishop

About Alice Bishop

Alice Bishop grew up in Christmas Hills, Victoria. Her debut collection of short fiction, A Constant Hum, is out with Text Publishing. It was recently shortlisted for the 2019 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction.

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Nervous Nostalgia

The two authors acknowledge tales of real displaced people, including refugees, as inspiration for their fictional stories. They express gratitude to be able to survive, live and write these books. In their narratives, the quieter moments of survival are most striking: how tasks considered mundane become crucial and inescapable. Robinson and Bishop invite their reader to imagine their own displacement, their own losses and even their own end.

Articles by Alice Bishop