DAY 19: Rebecca Burns

Rebecca Burns is a writer of short stories and fiction. Her work has been published in over thirty online and print journals. She has won or been placed in many competitions including the Fowey Festival of Words and Music Short Story Competition. Her debut collection of short stories, Catching the Barrmundi, was published by Odyssey Books in 2012 and was longlisted for the Edge Hill Award. Her second collection, The Settling Earth (2014) was also longlisted for the Edge Hill. Her debut novel, The Bishop’s Girl, was published in 2016, and her third collection of short stories, Artefacts and Other Stories, appeared in 2017, both again published by Odyssey Books. Her second novel, Beyond the Bay is out today.

Further reading

Read: Loving Enid in Halfway Down the Stairs

Review: The Settling Earth in the Historical Novel Society

Follow on Twitter: @Bekki66

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Resource: David Vann’s advice on writing short stories

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