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Alison Glenny

Alison Glenny taught short fiction and non-fiction online at Whitireia from 2010–12. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Victoria University and recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Antarctic Studies. These prose fragments are from a collection called The Farewell Tourist, and were written in a tent on the Ross Ice Shelf.

 

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Alison recently completed a postgraduate certificate in Antarctic Studies.
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‘The Farewell Tourist’ pieces were written in a tent on the Ross Ice Shelf.
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Alison taught short fiction and non-fiction online.
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By Alison

Extracts from The farewell tourist

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