When a whale washes up on the shore of a beach only one thing is for sure: it will explode.

anthology-coverAnd Watch the Whale Explode is the thirty-first collection from the writing program at the University of Technology Sydney. It showcases fiction, creative nonfiction, scriptwriting and poetry from some of Australia’s brightest emerging writers.

This year the anthology is honoured to have Fiona Wright as its foreword author. Wright’s book of essays Small Acts of Disappearance won the 2016 Kibble Award, and her poetry collection Knuckled won the 2012 Dame Mary Gilmore award.

And Watch the Whale Explode was launched at Sydney Writers’ Festival on 26 May 2017. 

Copies are available at all major bookstores in Sydney, and online here.