Venero (Veny) Armanno was born in Brisbane to Sicilian migrant parents and has travelled widely, having also spent time living in Sydney, Melbourne and Paris. He is the author of one book of short stories and nine critically acclaimed novels.
In 1993 Jumping at the Moon was equal runner-up in the Steele Rudd Award for Best Short Story collection. My Beautiful Friend was runner-up in the Aurealis Best Horror Novel Prize, 1996. Firehead was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award for Best Novel (1999) and The Volcano won that award in 2002. The Volcano was also shortlisted for the Courier Mail Best Book of the Year. Veny’s last novel, Black Mountain, was published to critical acclaim in 2012. His novels have been published in USA, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Holland, Israel and South Korea.
Veny is also a trained screenwriter and teaches creative writing at University of Queensland. Travel Under Any Star is his first collection of stories in almost twenty-five years.
TRAVEL UNDER ANY STAR
Publisher: BAREKNUCKLE BOOKS
Copyright: Venero Armanno
Binding: Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink: Black & white
Dimensions: (inches) 9 x 6
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