Loose Canons: Abby Howells
Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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Loose Canons is a series in which we invite artists we love to share five things that have informed their work. Meet the rest of our Loose Canons here.

Abby Howells is an award-winning comedian and writer. In 2014, she competed her Masters in Creative Writing at Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters and won the Brad McGann Award for the screenplay she created that year,...

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce our mini-mentorships for summer 2018-19. Nau mai, haere mai!

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The Pantograph Punch are delighted to announce Summer Fling, a mini-mentorship providing three writers with desk space for a month over the summer period, and ongoing one-on-one mentorship as they work towards the completion of a non-fiction piece for paid publication on the...

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What happens to our culture when the world starts to burn? Anne Washburn's Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play playfully explores this question through the lens of one of The Simpsons' most iconic episodesCape Feare. Adam Goodall takes a look at the play... and considers the existential horror bubbling underneath.

The world’s in a pretty bad state.

Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 411 parts...

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Loose Canons: Abby Howells
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Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
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Welcome to Terror Lake
Read your favourite Ockham longlist authors right here on the Punch
Read Time: 3 mins
If you squint, we've published one out of every four...
Literature
Read your favourite Ockham longlist authors right here on the Punch
By Pantograph Punch
Scorched Earth: A Review of The Night Mechanics
Read Time: 9 mins
Miria George's latest is a hard-edged sci-fi dystopia...
Theatre
Scorched Earth: A Review of The Night Mechanics
By Adam Goodall
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
Read Time: 9 mins
Inequality isn't inevitable, it's engineered.
Screen
Campaigns of Hope: Considering Quest and I Am Not Your Negro
By Lana Lopesi
Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
Read Time: 5 mins
Announcing Summer Fling, our mini-mentorship programme...
News
Summer Fling: Mini Mentorships 2018-19
By Pantograph Punch
Trauma, Consensus and Romantic Comedies: A Conversational Review of Jane Doe
Read Time: 17 mins
Theatre
Trauma, Consensus and Romantic Comedies: A Conversational Review of Jane Doe
By Pantograph Punch
Lonely Country: A Review of Friday's Flock
Read Time: 7 mins
Maraea Rakuraku reviews Friday’s Flock, Te Puanga...
Theatre
Lonely Country: A Review of Friday's Flock
By Maraea Rakuraku
Announcing New Volumes: Our 2018-19 Critics in Residence Programme
Read Time: 2 mins
Our Critics in Residence Programme for 2018-19, presented...
Theatre
Announcing New Volumes: Our 2018-19 Critics in Residence Programme
By Pantograph Punch
Landing the Kite by Working with the Wind: Playwrights and Devising
Read Time: 11 mins
Natasha Hay talks about the art of collaboration with...
Theatre
Landing the Kite by Working with the Wind: Playwrights and Devising
By Natasha Hay