Beyone the Line
  Seven Stories by Jane Turner Goldsmith
  1  North of Goyder’s
2  RU OK?
3  Silk Reams
4  Boy, Falling
5  Graduating
6  Dear John
7  The Skies Will Be Clear
  About the Author  |  |  September 2016 Fiction Issue

About Jane Turner Goldsmith

Jane Turner GoldsmithJane Turner Goldsmith is a writer and a psychologist who has published short stories, poetry, flash pieces and children’s fiction and edited a non-fiction anthology of adoption stories. Her novel Poinciana (Wakefield Press, 2006) was shortlisted for a Commonwealth Prize. She has taught fiction, run creative writing workshops and been guest speaker for writers’ festivals locally, regionally and overseas. She currently works as a student counsellor at the University of Adelaide, and writes on mental health and well-being topics for staff and students.

She wishes to acknowledge and thank Anne A’Herran for her careful editing of the stories in this collection.

More information about Jane may be found on these sites:


Previously published stories in this collection:

  • “The Skies Will Be Clear,” Highly commended, Hadow Stuart short story (Fellowship of Australian Writers WA) and published online

  • “Boy, Falling,” published in Lizard Skin Press Short Story Anthology 2014 and longlisted BBC 4 Radio Opening Lines 2014


About “RU OK?”
R U OK? is the name of an Australian not-for-profit organisation that aims to inspire people to have everyday, meaningful conversations with others that could change a life. See: