Paddy Richardson

Paddy Richardson is the author of five novels, The Company of a Daughter, A Year to Learn a Woman, Hunting Blind, Traces of Red, Cross Fingers and her latest from Upstart Press, Swimming in the Dark, as well as two collections of short stories. She has written two collections of short stories, Choices and If I Were Lebanese. Her writing has appeared in journals, anthologies, and on radio, and she has been the recipient of the University of Otago Burns Fellowship, the Beatson fellowship, the University of Otago/James Wallace residency and the Foxton writer’s residency. She lives in Dunedin, where she writes and teaches courses in creative writing.