Uplifting, poignant, funny and affecting, these stories of resilience, strength and grace will open your eyes and heart to the experiences of so many of our invisible citizens.
Australia is a prosperous country, but there are pockets of disadvantage everywhere. The Hope Prize encourages writing that transcends stereotypes of `the poor', and these ten short stories reflect the tenacity and optimism that people show in the face of poverty and testing times.
Judged by three notable Australians - Quentin Bryce, Cate Blanchett and Kate Grenville - who are passionate about defeating disadvantage in our communities, and who care deeply about encouraging good writing, Hope Shines is a moving collection is a celebration of hope and the enduring power of community.
Royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to the Hope Prize.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2018