Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Forgotten Home: A Comic

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Each week over the summer we are posting new fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers. This week, poet Louise Wallace shares two poems from her recent collection, Bad Things. Of the poems Louise says: 'The tone of "Right of return" seemed off to me and I couldn't find a fix, until my editor Ashleigh Young suggested a pronoun change from first person to second. Suddenly it had an entirely different...

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Chloe Geoghegan shines a spotlight on New Zealand's role in depleting the Western Sahara desert through the practice of Matthew Galloway.

The lion slumbers in his lair, The serpent shuns the noontide glare: But slowly wind the patient train Of camels o’er the blasted plain, Where they and man may brave alone The terrors of the burning zone.

— Felicia Hemans, Sahara, The Caravan in the Deserts

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Jem Yoshioka is an illustrator and comic artist living in Wellington. Of 'Forgotten Home' she said: 'Every project arrives differently. Some are slow and put together piece by piece, like a model ship. Occasionally I am lucky enough to have one arrive fully formed. I walk home along the Wellington waterfront. This comic was a small fragment that snagged in my vision, the light beaming across the water...

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Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
Art
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Literature
Forgotten Home: A Comic
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Duncan Allan assesses the value of the music behind...
Music
But Never Without Tenderness, or, Do Fascists Like Music?
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Read Time: 13 mins
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Art
Destined for Extinction: Elam's Huia House
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Knockouts
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Theatre
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Theatre
Scorched Earth: A Review of The Night Mechanics
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Society
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Read Time: 10 mins
Grace Stratton, who has been nominated in the Young...
Literature
Alt Kid On the Edge of Greatness
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Read Time: 31 mins
Simon Comber writes about the ups and downs of the...
Literature
After Mason: Memories of The Beggar
By Simon Comber
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