What Happened to the Short Story?


I said to the editor, Laurie Hergenhan, that there should be a section on the short story because it was the growth area of Australian writing. When he said yes, I became afraid that I'd been simply proselytizing and for my loose talk I made myself look at the statistics of the short story over the last twenty-five years.

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Published 1 October 1977 in Volume 8 No. 2. Subjects: Australian short stories, Frank Moorhouse.

Cite as: Moorhouse, Frank. ‘What Happened to the Short Story?.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 8, no. 2, 1977, doi: 10.20314/als.6efedaac1e.