Craig Cliff is the author of The Mannequin Makers, a novel, and A Man Melting, a collection of short stories, which won the 2011 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book. Both were previously published in New Zealand. In 2012 he was a judge for the inaugural Commonwealth Story Prize, and he is the recipient of a Robert Burns Fellowship at the University of Otago. He writes a column for the Dominion Post about his double life as a writer and public servant in Wellington, New Zealand.
Marooned by Obsession in Craig Cliff’s “The Mannequin Makers”
Heidi North discovers a rich, gripping story in Craig Cliff’s New Zealand–set debut, “The Mannequin Makers.”...