Short story writer, novelist and playwright Frank Sargeson (1903-1982) laid the foundation for a truly New Zealand literature and was a mentor for scores of aspiring writers who met and talked at his Takapuna bach. The Frank Sargeson Trust continues his work in helping New Zealand writers. In this anthology, which marks the centenary of Frank Sargeson's birth, writers who knew Sargeson recall his generosity and spirit. Younger writers wo have held the Buddle Findlay Sargeson Fellowship testify to his enduring legacy with poems, short stories and excerpts from work in progress. The collection is a showcase for many of our finest writers, along with a selection of Sargeson's writing at its brilliant best.