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Susie Wild is a poet, writer, journalist, critic, lecturer, festival organiser and editor based in Cardiff. Her debut poetry collection 'Better Houses' is out through Parthian Books and all good bookshops on and offline 1 October 2017. 'The Art of Contraception' was her first book. It was long-listed for the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2011 and won 'Fiction Book of the Year' in the Welsh Icons Awards 2010. Her Kindle novella 'Arrivals' was released globally through Parthian Books in May 2011. She edited the illustrated short story anthology 'Rarebit' for Parthian's 21st birthday, released December 2013. Illustrated by John Abell. She is Publishing Editor at one of Wales' Leading Indie Publishers, Parthian Books. @Soozerama

Thursday, 20 October 2011

In praise of… short novels

'Journalists have always proved it is possible to work within the disciplines of limited space, as in the writing of third leaders.


...Incisive brevity, it used to be said, is the hallmark of the first-class mind...'

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/oct/19/in-praise-of-short-novels

I like short novels.

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