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Deborah Callaghan
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Deborah Callaghan

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Deborah Callaghan worked as an interstate train stewardess, a librarian, and freelance journalist before starting a thirty-five-year publishing career. She was a book publicist, a publisher, and a literary agent. Her story, Small Details of Travel is longlisted for the 2024 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize.
She lives in Sydney with her husband, two daughters and three lovely dogs.

Books by Deborah Callaghan

The Little Clothes

'FICTION PICK OF THE WEEK
Wise and darkly funny.'
The Sydney Morning Herald

When you are heading towards 40 and people start to notice you a little bit less, what do you do with your new powers of invisibility?

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