Tina Freeth’s short story Growing up on Lard is chosen to be included in The Map of Me: True Tales of Mixed-Heritage Experience, an anthology by Penguin in collaboration with decibel, the ethnic diversity unit of the Arts Council.
The stories in the anthology were written by people who have a mixed heritage, and selected a panel of six judges.

Tina Freeth is of Chinese descent and grew up in Birmingham with her white foster family. She wrote her first piece of creative non-fiction, Growing up on Lard, in 2006. Since then she has had some short stories published and a play recently performed. She is a student at the National Academy of Writing and currently writing her memoir.