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The Things She'll Be Leaving Behind
The twenty-eight stories in Fansworth's The Things She'll Be Leaving Behind vary in length, intensity and impact. The short pieces that fluctuate between flash fiction and apologue span just a few hundred words, but in doing so they not only fulfill the basic requirements of a story, they also hint at worlds and ideas that readers can step into and explore with their own i ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 1st 2018 by Thistledown Press
(first published 2018)
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“The Things She’ll Be Leaving Behind”, a collection of short stories written by Vanessa Farnsworth and published by Thistledown Press, is a riveting adventure of both the zany and the ordinary shown through the lens of interesting and realistic female protagonists. In our age of insipid, lazy, and cliché literature and filmography I found it truly refreshing to live the experiences of women with actual depth and character that extend further than either hopeless romantics who just need a man or ...more
Vanessa Farnsworth is a science journalist and magazine writer specializing in nature, the environment, and agriculture. Her articles have appeared in countless publications across Canada. She is also the author of three books: Rain on a Distant Roof: A Personal Journey Through Lyme Disease in Canada (Signature Editions, 2013), The Things She'll Be Leaving Behind (Thistledown Press, 2018), and The ...more