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The Novella: Forgotten stories
The novella occupies a special place in literature – we all know it’s longer than a short story and shorter than a novel. Famous novellas include some of literature’s greats: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Wide Sargasso Sea, Animal Farm. But what is it that defines a novella? What are its strengths as a form? And why are we still writing them?
In an event to mark Griffith REVIEW’s Novella Project II, Cate Kennedy, Megan McGrath, Jane Jervis-Read and Julianne Schultz kick around these questions.