In an authorial note Fay Zwicky describes her collection of stories as thematic rather than chronological. They are all concerned more or less ironically, with the growth of a writer’s consciousness which may help to account for the varying degrees of stylistic density and the shifts in personae. The first seven stories, the Helen Freeman sequence, offer a retrospective view of Helen’s s ... (read more)
David Kerr recently interviewed Fay Zwicky for the series ‘Writing in the Eighties’, to be broadcast over 3RRR-FM early in 1984. He has published short stories, co-edits Tabloid Story and teaches Literature at Chisholm Institute.