The story of a town and a football team struggling for survival. Can a new coach, a new outlook and some unlikely recruits save the Albertville Albatrosses from forced merger with nearby Mt Logan? The Albatross Rules is a comic novel for lovers of sport in general and Australian Football in particular. It's the story of a town with a dream and a rich history that's worth fighting for.
Richard Holt has been a finalist in the CUB Best Australian Sports Writing awards, and has written about football for The Footy Almanac, and the collections, Footy's Greatest Players and Footy's Greatest Coaches. He also writes about visual arts and culture and has had short fiction published in journals including Etchings, Dialogue and Visible Ink. He was a co-founder of the zine outlet, Sticky, and a member of the editorial group at Dialogue. Based in Melbourne, Richard continues to write about sport, art, love or whatever else takes his fancy.read more