By Nigel Featherstone
Following the death of her husband, Lynne Gleeson travels from her grand ancestral Hobart home to visit her son Gordon in Sydney. Lynne’s alone for the first time in her life and has big plans, but does she have the courage to see them through? Meanwhile Gordon, emotionally isolated and lost in his Year of Living Ridiculously, is determined to find stimulation wherever he can, regardless of the consequences. But will Gordon’s last adventure prove too much for the people who love him?
"A gentle but powerful narrative that grabs you and holds you till the end." - Marion Halligan
By P.S. Cottier, Joan Kerr, J.C. Inman
From P.S. Cottier’s keen and humorous insights into the wonders of the everyday; to Joan Kerr’s exploration of dying languages and the meaning they leave behind; to J.C. Inman’s limerent lyrical laments about the tragedy of modern relationships - Triptych Poets: Issue Three is new poetry at its unabashed best.
"The poems flow without troughs, just straight peaks from start to finish."
— Mark William Jackson, Verity La
By Stuart Cooke, Bronwen Manger and Ouyang Yu
Triptych Poets: Issue Two features the poetry of three diverse and unique Australian voices - Stuart Cooke, Bronwen Manger and Ouyang Yu.
From the dialectic travels of Stuart Cooke to the fresh, cosmopolitan brashness of Brownen Manager to the experimental poetic play of Ouyang Yu, Issue Two traverses a vast space of poetic styles and imagery, each as vivid as the next.
By Nigel Featherstone
Fall on Me tells the story of Lou Bard, a single father and Launceston café owner whose world is turned upside down when his intelligent and provocative teenage son, Luke, decides to exhibit his body in an art installation. Now Lou is forced to revisit the secrets of his past, question what it means to be a good father, and discover that there's more love in his life than he could have imagined.
Winner of the ACT Writing and Publishing Award (Fiction) 2012
"Life-affirming, and very tender."
- Denise Young
Blemish Books has a new eBookstore! To celebrate its launch you can download Fall On Me and Triptych Poets: Issue One and pay whatever you want. That's right, pay nothing, pay $5, pay $100! It's totally up to you.
Fall On Me Now an Award Winning Read!
Blemish Books is proud to announce that Nigel Featherstone has taken out the ACT Writing and Publishing Award (Fiction) for 2012 for his novella Fall On Me.
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