Top Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2017
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition

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There have been prizes. There have been the lectures and festivals. There has even been pudding. Sarah Jane Barnett counts down the top ten moments in Aotearoa literature 2017.

10. Everyone fell in love with George Saunders

George Saunders, one of America’s foremost contemporary writers, came to the Auckland Writers Festival. People were tweet-begging for tickets to his masterclass. One blogger...

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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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