Jackie Davis


Jackie Davis holds an MA in Creative Writing from the prestigious International Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University, Wellington and she has won and been placed in numerous writing competitions, both in New Zealand and internationally. Her work has been published in New Zealand, Australia and Japan. Her two novels, 'Breathe' (2002) and 'Swim' (2003) were both published by Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd, but are no longer available in print. She lives in Gisborne, New Zealand.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
My reading tastes are varied - here are a few of my favourite authors: Ian McEwan, Tim Winton, Jane Hamilton, Lloyd Jones, Dylan Thomas and Annie Proulx.
Describe your desk
My desk is my dining table - sanded down and limewashed to a beautiful blonde finish. It overlooks the stunning harbour in Wellington, New Zealand, and while I'm thinking, I can look out over the water and be inspired.
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Where to find Jackie Davis online


Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,020. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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'Is it true that every breath contains a secret?' This is the mantra of the members of a dysfunctional family, who amidst childhood games, make-believe and classical music, dream of a normality they have never known. 'Breathe' was first published by Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd in 2002.

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