Sugar Magnolia Wilson

CREATURELY: In Praise of New Poetry from Aotearoa

We are living in uncanny, uncertain, and uneven times. It is difficult not to feel undone by it all.

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‘We Are all Rejects’: Unsupported Writers and the New New Zealand Journal

The declining level of support offered to poets and other writers in Aotearoa/New Zealand is a source of real distress and debate for those in the writing community. Lee Posna, in an essay published last year on the Pantograph Punch, writes from the position of a poet who feels himself unsupported, and really suffers because of it.

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Final Eighties Exposé

At an auction of Jacqueline Fahey’s art, all your old teachers in their batik headbands drink Henkell Trocken and swing parrot earrings from pulled lobes. Every face is almost the one you want to see and every conversation about a …

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