Laurie Steed

Laurie Steed is a novelist and short story writer from Perth, Western Australia. His work has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and published in Best Australian Stories, Award Winning Australian Writing, The Age, Meanjin, Westerly, Island, and elsewhere. He won the 2012 Patricia Hackett Prize for Fiction and is the recipient of fellowships from The University of Iowa, The Baltic Writing Residency, The Elizabeth Kostova Foundation, and The Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation. His debut novel, You Belong Here was published in 2018 and was shortlisted for the 2018 Western Australian Premier’s Book Awards.

Short Fiction

Greater City Shadows

By the time you knew love, The Rent-A-CD shop had become a branch of state government, demolished, like the rest of your city, in a summer that stretched into nearly a decade of detours.
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