Will the truth be revealed?
Eileen Merriman works as a consultant haematologist at North Shore
Hospital. Her writing has appeared in a number of national and
international journals and anthologies, including Smokelong
Quarterly, The Island Review, Literary Orphans, the Bath
Short Story Award Anthology 2015, the Sunday Star-Times,
F(r)iction, takahe, Headland and Flash Frontier. Her first
novel, Pieces of You, was a Best First Book nominee at the
2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults and a
Storylines Notable Book Award winner, with reviewers calling it
'compulsively readable' and 'compelling, challenging, and
Eileen's second novel, Catch Me When You Fall, was also a Storylines Notable Book Award winner and was nominated for the Copyright Licensing NZ Award For Young Adult Fiction in 2018. Her other awards include runner-up in the 2018 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Award, third for three consecutive years in the 2014-2016 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Awards, second in the 2015 Bath Flash Fiction Award, commended in the 2015 Bath Short Story Competition, and first place in the 2015 Graeme Lay Short Story Competition.