Caravan Story

Author(s): Wayne Macauley


The first caravans arrive in a convoy. Wayne Macauley's narrator, Wayne Macauley, is in one of them. He's one of the artists removed from his home, given a new place to live and the chance to 'give back to society'. In his strange new community, housed on a footy oval in a faraway country town, he is given his task. To create and be useful. To be thankful for the opportunity. He decides he will not give in to his misgivings; he will write. Then he finds out about the rejection slips already written for the work he has yet to submit...


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* Well-priced B format editions * Author will be a guest of several major literary festivals in 2012 * Online banner ads on literary websites * Print advertising in literary publications * Social media campaign * Consumer marketing campaign including promotions and giveaways to run in literary magazines * Featured in the Text newsletters and on the Text website

'A delicacy and wryness, a sort of tough reversal of expectations, that relaxes the mind and sends it skidding on the thinnest ice of elegance... If Macauley is black, he's satiny.' - Peter Craven

Wayne Macauley is the author of the novel Blueprints for a Barbed-Wire Canoe and the short-fiction collection Other Stories.

General Fields

  • : 9781922079121
  • : Text Publishing Co
  • : The Text Publishing Company
  • : June 2012
  • : Australia
  • : July 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Wayne Macauley
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : A823.00
  • : 224