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Farm Tennis

Rob Magnuson Smith

‘Nobody bothered him when he was playing tennis. No matter how long he stayed out there, the door never took breaks.’

Fiction by Rob Magnuson Smith.

Rob Magnuson Smith

Rob Magnuson Smith has been awarded the Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize, the David Higham Award and the William Faulkner Gold Medal for his debut novel The Gravedigger. His second novel Scorper was published by Granta. Recently he was longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award. 'Farm Tennis' is part of an ongoing story cycle set in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Earlier stories in this cycle have appeared in the Greensboro Review, The Clearing, and the Guardian.

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