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Tracey Sharp

Tracey Sharp holds a Masters degree in Sociology from the University of Auckland. She is interested in social justice issues around inequality and marginalisation, and this creeps into her writing when she isn't looking. She has previously written and performed two short plays. 'Slip Sliding' is her first published short story. Tracey is currently involved in research exploring family and educational success for Māori and Pacific students and their whānau/aiga.

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Slip Sliding

You’ve just blown back into town and you’re at The Salty Dog this one sweaty night with your best mate Jonesy and a few other guys you haven’t seen in a while. Jonesy, he’s been around longer than anybody. He’s a big lad, both broad and tall. Coloured ink writhes…
Tracey Sharp
February 16, 2021