Short Fiction

Link here to read my latest short story at The Newsroom: https://www.newsroom.co.nz/short-story-the-hurt-you-know-by-eileen-merriman

Link here to read my short story at The Newsroom 2019: Alien: A Dissertation

 Link here to read my second-placed story in the 2018 Sunday Star Times Short Story competition: The Singularity of Sleep

Link here to read my guest fiction piece in Takahe 90, http://www.takahe.org.nz/t90/eileen-merriman/

Link here to purchase the 2015 Bath Short Story Anthology, featuring my commended story from the 2015 Bath Short Story Anthology, Hummingbird Heart: Bath Short Story Anthology 2015 Amazon

Judge Carrie Kania’s comments: A young doctor’s exhausting rounds leads him to a brief encounter with a dying woman. The rush atmosphere of the ER is deftly balanced with the last breaths of life.