Lurie's stories - he has written over a hundred - have been published in 'Antaes', 'The Virginia Quarterly' and 'The New Yorker' in the US; in 'Punch', 'The Times', 'The Telegraph Magazine', and 'The Transatlantic Review' in the UK; and in Australia in 'Meanjin', 'Overland, 'Quadrant' and 'Westerly'. They have been translated, much anthologised, and broadcast on the ABC.