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
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Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Literature
Forgotten Home: A Comic
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