Frances Macaulay Forde

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I have 53 stories published in 10 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 54861 times and 16 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Frances Macaulay Forde

lives on the Sunset Coast of Australia and writes for page, stage and screen.

My stories


Love You Mum (original short story later adapted to screen)

This short story was adapted to screen in 2006 and the film won award in Australia, America and Canada.


Written to a theme of 'Invention' for the WA Spring Poetry Festival 2008.

Africa ~ An Easter Tragedy (published poem)

At the Magistrate’s Court in Harare, a crowd gathered outside weeping for men and women who carry an invisible cross.

Africa ~ Roots & Wings (published poem)

A newsletter sent by Eddie Cross from Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) on 19th February 2007 which appeared on the Great North Road Bulletin Board, inspired this poem.

The Boffin

bookshops are like lovers they numb in black & white then seduce you with colour... Won 3rd prize in NSW Writing Competition.