The Older Short-Haired Female
by Janet Olearski
She was the older, short-haired female. A rather aggressive species, he thought. Older, and therefore experienced. It was fearsome for him ... Read More...
Janet Olearski was born in West London and lives in Abu Dhabi. She's the author of several children's books, amongst them Twins, Mr Football and The Sunbird Mystery, and her short adult fiction has appeared in various publications including Beautiful Scruffiness, Pen Pusher, and Story Cellar. Her story Postcard was one of the winners of the 2013 Abu Dhabi International Book Fair Short Story Competition. She holds a distinction in the MA in Creative Writing from Manchester Metropolitan University, and she recently completed her second novel Islanders. Her first, Vows of Silence, based on fourteen years living in Palermo, Sicily, was written in 24 hours for the 1995 World One-Day Novel Cup - and is now firmly under lock and key.