How I Write: Frankie McMillan

How I Write: Frankie McMillan

Q&A and Reading
  • Frankie McMillan
Date Wednesday November 23rd 2022, 19:15 - 20:15 GMT
Location Online

Frankie McMillan is a poet and short fiction writer from Aotearoa, New Zealand. Her book The Father of Octopus Wrestling and Other Small Fictions was listed by Spinoff as one of the ten best New Zealand fiction books of 2019 and shortlisted for the NZSA Heritage Literary awards. Recent work appears in Best Microfictions 2021 (Pelekinesis) Best Small Fictions 2021 (Sonder Press), the New Zealand Year Book of Poetry ( Massey University) New World Writing, the Cleaver, Atticus Review and Landfall. She has won numerous awards and writing residencies including the Ursula Bethel at Canterbury University and the Michael King, University of Auckland. Her latest book, The Wandering Nature of Us Girls (Canterbury University Press) was published in August 2022.

This event is part of Tania Hershman’s Autumn/Winter residency at Arvon, a season of programming curated by Tania. It will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
— How I Write participant
"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
— How I Write Participant



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