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Amy McDaid
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Amy McDaid has a Master of Creative Writing (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor’s degree in English and History from the University of Auckland. The first draft of Fake Baby was awarded the Sir James Wallace Prize: New Zealand’s richest prize for a creative writing student. She works part-time as a Newborn Intensive Care Nurse and has work published in The Spinoff and Auckland University’s Three Lamps Journal. Her short story ‘Kowhai’ was shortlisted for the Katherine Mansfield Short Story Novice Award in 2008.

Books by Amy McDaid

Fake Baby

Dark humour from an exciting new novelist.

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