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The Sleepers Almanac

The Sleepers Almanac X – Submissions Closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted to the tenth, and final, Sleepers Almanac. We’re busy working on this wonderful new collection, slated for release October 2015. To be a part of the big, celebratory launch, make sure you join our mailing list by clicking on the link above.

The Sleepers Almanac No. 9 – April 2014

Edited by Zoe Dattner and Louise Swinn

2014 marks the ninth edition of this perennial favourite and features new stories from Ryan O’Neill, Pierz Newton-John, Kirsten Tranter and a great treasure trove of others you may never have heard of. The Almanac celebrates the short story, and includes stories up to 10,000 words long. If you have a major crush on the short story, then this is for you.

Available as an ebook, a p-book, and as an App, and heading your way this April. To get your kits on previous editions, head straight to our online store.

Reviews of the previous editions:

“What is perhaps most noteworthy about The Sleepers Almanac No. 7 is the great balance Dattner and Swinn have brought to the col- lection as a whole. There’s a satisfying variety in the subject mat- ter and tone of the stories, and there’s a nice variation in structure that keeps the reading experience here always fresh and never dull, and that makes for a very impressive anthology of writing.” – Canberra Times

“This year’s is another hefty contribution to the good health of short fiction in Australia, with the weight towards material by new and emerging authors.” – Kerryn Goldsworthy, Sydney Morning Herald

Booksellers: for all distribution enquiries, Random House via Hardie Grant Books: 03 9753 4511.