Chris Barker
CHRIS BARKER
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BIOGRAPHY
Chris Barker has been an educator in schools and universities in the UK and Australia. He has published a number of non-fiction books including Cultural Studies: Theory and Practise and The Hearts of Men. He writes fiction between stints in the garden, where he grows vegetables and looks after chickens. He has received a writings scholarship from Varuna House writing centre and completed the Faber Academy writing 'Writing a novel' course. He is now writing a novel.
STORIES
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He wasn’t wanted in this country. But as a volunteer in the hospital, he could serve and he could belong.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars
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When the taxi dropped Connor in the centre of Haight-Ashbury outside a tall, thin Victorian terrace sporting bright yellow walls, he was as excited as a red setter chasing a stick.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
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5 Stars
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‘Sofia, let me in, I didn’t mean nothing,’ shouted Charlie as he banged his fists on the door. ’It won’t happen again, I promise. You can come out now, darling.’
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
- Genre: Fiction
5 Stars