To read this story and thousands more…
About the AuthorFrankie McMillan is the author of ‘The Bag Lady’s Picnic and other stories’ ( Shoal Bay Press) and two poetry collections: ‘Dressing for the Cannibals’ and ‘There are no horses in heaven’. (Canterbury University Press). In 2005 she was awarded the Creative New Todd Bursary. In 2008 and 2009 her work was selected for Best NZ Fiction anthologies. In 2013 and 2015 her poems were selected for Best New Zealand Poems ( online, Victoria University). In 2014 she held the Ursula Bethell writing residency at Canterbury University. Other awards include winner of the New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Competition in 2009 and winner of the New Zealand Flash Fiction Competition in 2013 and 2015. Her latest book, ‘My Mother and the Hungarians and other small fictions’ ( Canterbury University Press) was launched in August, 2016 at the Christchurch WORD festival.
More stories from Frankie McMillan