Fiona Farrell

Fiona is a writer of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Her first novel, The Skinny Louie Book won the 1993 New Zealand Book Award for fiction. She lives in Dunedin.

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Apr 25, 2020

Lockdown letters #30, Fiona Farrell: There is no going back to normal

Anzac weekend has always been a time for thinking about our country and during this one, in the quiet that has fallen during lockdown, we can contemplate a new kind …

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Apr 20, 2020

Lockdown letters #25, Fiona Farrell: On the sacrifices of great leaders

The greatest leaders from history have made sacrifices in times of need. A look at who, now, is doing that for us.

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Apr 15, 2020

Lockdown letters #20, Fiona Farrell: When fiction falls back

When fiction and reality collide, asking 'What if?' takes on a new meaning.

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Apr 10, 2020

Lockdown letters #15, Fiona Farrell: Read all about it in The Daily Chirp

Responding to sudden, shocking change requires a double lens. Thank goodness for newspapers, real and imagined.

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Apr 5, 2020

Lockdown letters #10, Fiona Farrell: On Ardern and kindness

Fiona Farrell on Jacinda Ardern and leadership.

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Mar 31, 2020

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