Cornelia Fick is a writer who is mastering the art of observation to give us stories that throw open the lives of the hidden, the down-trodden and the lesser people. Eben VenterEye of a Needle: And Other Stories is a gorgeous treat for fans of flash fiction and the short story, and Cornelia Fick comes across as a mistress of the genre." Five star review from Reader's FavoriteSet in contemporary South Africa, Eye of a Needle investigates the complex relationships between men and women, and among women. Recurring themes are the battles of women, their abuse, the experience of being the outsider, and the difficulties of growing old.Told in the first, second and third person the stories in the collection are designed to take the reader on a journey into the writer's world with passion, insight and humor.
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About the Author
Cornelia Fick, also known as Colleen Lynn, is a South African writer. She recently completed the MA in Creative Writing at Rhodes University. A nurse by profession, she worked for a number of years as editor of a primary health care magazine, and as a freelance writer for Takalani Sesame (radio and TV). Her poems and short stories are published in local and international literary magazines and anthologies: Itch, Botsotso, Soho Square V (Bloomsbury), Experimental Writing Volume 1, Africa VS Latin America, Ladyboxbooks.com and Atlanta Review. She lives in Johannesburg with her family and two dogs.