Inkerman & Blunt is a boutique Australian press dedicated to publishing books of originality, intelligence and beauty: fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

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We are excited to announce our two fiction projects which will hit the shelves in 2016. We Ate the Road like Vultures by Lynnette Lounsbury, and Wisdom Tree, five novellas released monthly from June by Nick Earls.

Vultures.pdfIf Hunter S Tompson was a sixteen year old girl, jacked up on peyote and hormones and carrying around a nasty beat poet fetish, this is how she’d write. What glorious, clear, concise madness. Ms Lounsbury is one to watch, or more importantly, READ. —Rhys Muldoon

We Ate the Road Like Vultures, released early 2016, is a rollicking, insightful and deeply wise story about Lulu’s encounter with Jack Kerouac who is alive and well and living in Mexico. Written in style of the renowned Beat writer, this story unravels vibrantly and entices the reader to reach for the Kerouac classic.

Read more about We Ate the Road Like Vultures

Nick at the University of QueenslandThe slow release of Wisdom Tree will begin in May 2016 with the last novella released in September. A deluxe set of the entire collection will be available in time for Christmas. These novellas tell the experience of being a twenty-first century family in times of change and crisis. Each story stands on its own yet each deepens the other with links in characters and themes. While the collection could be seen to make a novel, in reality it disrupts the novel introducing the novella as the quintessential twentieth-century literary form.

Read more about Wisdom Tree

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