Meredith Jaffe literary editor of The Hoopla has put together a list of books to read for 2015. The Floating Garden is listed for May. This what she said:
Outlook for Books: Very Fine Indeed
A new year means a whole new bevy of books to immerse ourselves in. In the second half of the year, there will be a new Jonathon Franzen, Purity (September) plus in November there will be new novels from Geraldine Brooks, Charlotte Wood and Kate Morton. There are more great books coming than we have space for here, so for now, here are a round dozen to whet your appetite…
See more here: http://thehoopla.com.au/outlook-books-fine-indeed/
And Readings Books & Music have included The Floating Garden on the cover of their February catalogue as one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2015. See also their calendar of Australian books to look out for in 2015.
To order The Floating Garden see more here.
Emma Ashmere’s short stories have appeared in The Age, Griffith Review, Spineless Wonders, Review of Australian Fiction, Sleepers Almanac, and on Brisbane billboards for #8wordstory. She was shortlisted for the 2018 Overland/NUW Fair Australia Prize, 2019 Newcastle Short Story Prize, and 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Her debut novel The Floating Garden was shortlisted for the 2016 Small Press Network MUBA prize. Her short story collection will be published by Wakefield Press in 2020.