Shannon Savvas

Shannon Savvas, a New Zealand writer, divides her life and heart between New Zealand, England and Cyprus. She has been published online (2015, 2017, 2018) and made it to three print anthologies (2017) with a fourth due in 2018. New Year's Eve 2017, she learnt she'd won the Autumn 2017 Reflex Flash Fiction competition, which gave her delight and encouragement in equal measure. She has stories and poems published in InkTears, and The Cabinet of Heed. She had two short stories shortlisted in Flash500 April 2018 and has stories accepted in Storgy Magazine (May 18/18) and Fictive Dream (July 2018).g.

Shannon Savvas: The Loneliness of the Long-distance Woman

Here you are in a room in the Hotel Bologna on the periphery of a fantastic city. He has gone. Today, about his business – the conference, the lectures, the colleagues. The morning is yours. Cool shirt with sleeves to hide the impending scrotal-sac arms.

Shannon Savvas: The Desert Road is Prone to Erosion

December 05, 1984, New Zealand. The arse end of the night. Not a time to be awake, never mind up, but best they hit the road before Mum and her too-old-to-be-fancy man creak out of bed.