‘Trip to the dark side of the moon,’ Kirsten Krauth, The Australian, 9 Aug 2014

“It’s July and ABC Radio National is celebrating 40 years since the moon landing. While Neil Armstrong’s first steps and words are auto-looped in a media frenzy — again — I open Nic Low’s Arms Race and join Armstrong and fellow astronauts on a trip to New Zealand in The Culler, a story set in an isolated mountain outpost. As with the other stories in this debut collection, the atmosphere is strangely alluring and desperate, layered with misinformation, and the dialogue teeters on a knife’s edge, threatening to disintegrate or explode.” Read More