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...

Literature

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...

Art

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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Top Ten Moments in Aotearoa Literature 2017
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Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Louise Wallace
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Invisible and Indivisible: Going Beyond the Exhibition
Chemical Romance: A Review of The Effect
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Melissa Laing takes in the wide-ranging narrative...
Theatre
Chemical Romance: A Review of The Effect
By Melissa Laing
The Best, the Worst and the Interesting: NZIFF 2017 Wrap Up Part II
Read Time: 19 mins
In Part 2 of our NZIFF 2017 wrap up, we look at the...
Screen
The Best, the Worst and the Interesting: NZIFF 2017 Wrap Up Part II
By Pantograph Punch
New Magic: Prokofiev, Puppets and Peter
Read Time: 9 mins
In this essay for a younger reader, Kate Prior explores...
Theatre
New Magic: Prokofiev, Puppets and Peter
By Kate Prior
Chaste Longue: A Review of Venus In Fur
Read Time: 8 mins
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Theatre
Chaste Longue: A Review of Venus In Fur
By Shannon Friday
Big Ups: 4 Things From October 2017 Worth Reading Again
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Our monthly round-up of things from The Pantograph...
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Big Ups: 4 Things From October 2017 Worth Reading Again
By Pantograph Punch
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Read Time: 8 mins
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Theatre
Mild Conflict: A Review of In The Wars
By Shannon Friday
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Read Time: 8 mins
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Theatre
Clouds And Rain Over Water: A Review of Under
By Adam Goodall
The Festival Bite: NZIFF 2017 Wrap Up Part III
Read Time: 18 mins
In Part 3 of our NZIFF 2017 wrap up, we take a closer...
Screen
The Festival Bite: NZIFF 2017 Wrap Up Part III
By Pantograph Punch
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