I've just come to the end of the first full day of my two week stay at New Zealand Pacific Studio, an artist residency centre at Mount Bruce (near Masterton).
I'm already having a fabulous time, having:
...but now it must be time to slide in between the electric blanket and the feather duvet, read another story from Murray Middleton's When There's Nowhere Else to Run, and catch some Zs.
A graduate of Victoria University’s Institute of Modern Letters, I am the winner of the Mindfood Short Story Competition and the Headland Short Story Prize. My short stories have appeared in The Sunday Star-Times, takahē, Fresh Ink and Bonsai. My debut short story collection, Pet, will be available from August, and is being released as a podcast. I have also written and illustrated two children's books about my rescue cat, Bruce.