Keeping it Geek: Highlights from LexiCon
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with Karen Healey & Rhydian Thomas
The Brown Core of Mokopōpaki

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Literature

As part of Spec-Fic Month, Elizabeth Heritage reports back from LexiCon, the 38th New Zealand National Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention. LexiCon, which had 165 members, was held in Taupō over Queen’s Birthday weekend.

I attended LexiCon both as myself and as Orville the movie-star rat's earthly representative. Photo credit: Elizabeth Heritage | CC BY-NC-SA

Keeping it geek

Chances...

Literature

During June 2017, we're celebrating the fantastical, futuristic, and magical with excerpts, interviews, and poetry from Aotearoa New Zealand spec-fic authors. 

Karen Healey is the author of four books, most recently the futuristic adventures, When We Wake and When We Run. Rhydian Thomas is a writer and musician from South Wales who lives in Wellington. His debut novel, the dystopian satire Milk Island, came out...

Art

Eloise Callister-Baker considers K Rd’s newest art gallery.

The gentrified heart of St Kevin's Arcade has arteries spreading down the road. But many of Karangahape Road’s occupants and frequenters – the Auckland Girls’ Grammar School students, sex workers, eccentrics, small-shop owners, immigrants, artists, vagrants – are still present.

At the start of this year, fifteen participants in the Adam Art...

Featured

Literature
Keeping it Geek: Highlights from LexiCon
Literature
Spec-Fic Month: A Conversation with Karen Healey & Rhydian Thomas
Art
The Brown Core of Mokopōpaki
Finding My LOL-mate
Read Time: 28 mins
The weather is cooling down, the comedians are warming...
Comedy
Finding My LOL-mate
By Pantograph Punch
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
Read Time: 5 mins
Helen Lehndorf spends some time with Bill Manhire'...
Literature
The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
By Helen Lehndorf
Ngā Hua o te Whakamāori: New Zealand Plays in Te Reo
Read Time: 8 mins
Ruia Taitea Creative on translating plays into Te...
Theatre
Ngā Hua o te Whakamāori: New Zealand Plays in Te Reo
By Kate Prior
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
Read Time: 3 mins
Astrid, 14, responds to Here and Now Festival works...
Theatre
Celebrating Difference: A Response to 'Here and Now' Festival Works
By Astrid
Humour and Discomfort: Talking to Yvonne Todd
Read Time: 7 mins
Charlotte Doyle discovers that no one can talk about...
Art
Humour and Discomfort: Talking to Yvonne Todd
By Charlotte Doyle
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Read Time: 6 mins
Little Dog Barking Theatre Company adapts Mem Fox...
Theatre
The Magical Mundane: A Review of Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
By Adam Goodall
Moira's Lament: A Conversational Review of Boys
Read Time: 20 mins
Kate Prior went to Auckland Theatre Company's production...
Theatre
Moira's Lament: A Conversational Review of Boys
By Kate Prior
The Play in the Playground: The New Zealand Play and Playwriting in Schools
Read Time: 19 mins
Theatre
The Play in the Playground: The New Zealand Play and Playwriting in Schools
By Kate Prior
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