I'm delighted to announce that my book, Las Vegas for Vegans, will be published by Transit Lounge in October 2012.
The collection will include the Winner of the 2011 Ned Kelly - S.D. Harvey Short Fiction Award, Las Vegas for Vegans, the Winner of the 2011 Booranga Short Story Prize, Guns N'Coffee, as well as my contributions to Award Winning Australian Writing 2012, Best Australian Stories 2010 and Best Australian Stories 2012.
Las Vegas for Vegans will also include new stories as well as stories published in Australian literary journals 2009 to 2012: Overland, Meanjin, Southerly, Island, The Lifted Brow, fourW, Going Down Swinging, Small Wonder, Geek Mook, Escape, [untitled], Dot Dot Dash, Page Seventeen, Miscellaneous Voices, Diamond and the Thief, Stop Drop and Roll, Etchings, and The Sydney Morning Herald.
"Patric retains tenderness and empathy in stories with a sharp contemporary edge."
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Provocative and involving."
"A fresh and vibrant new voice."