What does it mean to have a daughter? How does it feel to be one?
A child carer would do anything to support her fragile mother.
A woman resorts to extreme measures to stop her baby’s cries.
A man struggles to accept his middle child’s change of direction.
Another uses his daughter to entice young women into his car.
A woman contemplates her relationship with her father as she watches a stranger withhold his attention from his child.
Mothers of daughters, fathers of daughters, daughters from infancy to middle age.
Three award-winning short stories plus a couple more.
You’ll never think about daughters the same way again.
Prize-winning short stories
from the Polari Prize shortlisted author of Sugar and Snails.