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Trick of the Light
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Trick of the Light is the beguiling debut collection from one of Australia’s rising stars.

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Overview

An art teacher sends four of her students on a guerrilla mission. A young runner struggles to make sense of his best friend’s death. A health-food company adopts a farcical promotional strategy. A factory worker spends her days applying radioactive paint to watches, while dreaming of a future with her new suitor.

With a keen eye for detail and rich emotional insight, Laura Elvery reveals the fears and fantasies of everyday people searching for meaning.

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Laura Elvery
Photo by Trenton Porter

Laura Elvery

Laura Elvery’s work has been published in Meanjin, Overland, The Big Issue Fiction Edition and Griffith Review. She has won the Josephine Ulrick Prize for Literature, the Margaret River Short Story Competition, the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize, and the Overland Fair Australia short story prize. Laura has a PhD in Creative Writing. She lives in Brisbane.