Cornelia Fick


Cornelia Fick is a South African writer. She was longlisted for the Sol Plaatje EU Poetry Award (2016). Her debut collection Eye of a Needle: And other stories originated from the MA in Creative Writing at Rhodes University. She is currently a PhD student at University of the Western Cape. Her poems and stories are in Itch; Botsotso; EXPERIMENTAL WRITING: Volume 1, Africa VS Latin America; Soho Square V, Bloomsbury; Atlanta Review etc. She has a keen interest in slavery.

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Thought of a soldier
A story from Eye of a Needle: And other stories


Eye of a Needle: And Other Stories
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » African
“Like many of the best story tellers, Cornelia Fick is funny.” J. Bekker-Thesen “What was most fascinating for me was the beautiful and elegant writing. It is clean and polished, laden with vivid and beautiful descriptions (this) is a gorgeous treat for fans of flash fiction and the short story ” Five star review from Reader’s Favorite

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