Rebekah Clarkson's stories have been published widely, most recently in Best Australian Stories and Australian Book Review, and as the title story in Something Special, Something Rare: Outstanding Short Stories by Australian Women, published by Black Inc. Her stories have also been recognised in major awards in Australia and overseas, including the ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize and the Carmel Bird Long Story Award. Her unpublished novel Kikuyu won a Varuna fellowship, and she has taught creative writing at the University of Adelaide, the University of Texas at Austin, and the SA Writers' Centre.
Great art without flamboyance or ego, BARKING DOGS is an extraordinary first work of fiction. - Eva Hornung