Paddy Richardson is the author of two collections of short stories, Choices and If We Were Lebanese, and six novels, The Company of a Daughter, A Year to Learn a Woman, Hunting Blind, Traces of Red, Cross Fingers and Swimming in the Dark. Paddy has been awarded three Creative New Zealand Awards, the University of Otago Burns Fellowship in 1997, the Beatson Fellowship in 2007 and the James Wallace Arts Trust Residency Award in 2011. She is an experienced teacher of creative writing. Her new novel Into the Fearsome Dark, set during the First World War, is published by Upstart Press in May 2017.
Paddy Richardson at DWRF 2017
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