“No Other Men in Mitchell” by Rose Hartley

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Dylan tells us of the men from Mitchel he's befriended during his various jobs, of their subsequent untimely deaths. He tells us of returning to his mother's house, of contracting Meningitis. Now Dylan wakes in a pink hospital room, unable to communicate with the people around him, except, strangely, the dead men from Mitchell.

No Other Men in Mitchell

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About the Author
Rose Hartley grew up in Adelaide, Australia and studied creative writing at the University of Melbourne. After working in television, magazine publishing and as a copywriter for an international aid organisation she started writing short fiction. Her first short story came runner up in the Right Now short fiction competition judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch and was published in 2014 in the anthology Poetic Justice: Contemporary Australian Voices on Equality and Human Rights. In 2015 she attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop in San Diego and was selected for the Hachette Australia Mentoring Program. She is currently editing her first novel with the help of her mentor at Hachette. Her interests include caravans, alt-country music and reviving the semi-colon.
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