Literature

Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
Read Time: 38 mins
Joe Nunweek chats to Max Harris about his ambitious...
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Make It New or Make It Necessary: Max Harris and the New Zealand Project
By Joe Nunweek
Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
Read Time: 15 mins
Andrew Dean considers his family's heritage as Jewish...
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Longing for a World Yet to Come: Nostalgia in Contemporary Politics
By Andrew Dean
Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
Read Time: 24 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett spends two days at...
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Auckland Writers Festival 2017: Two Days From A Fangirl
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2017
Read Time: 7 mins
The Pantograph Picks for the Auckland Writers Festival...
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Pantograph Picks: Auckland Writers Festival 2017
By Pantograph Punch
Have You Heard This One?: New Zealand Writers on Tension
Read Time: 18 mins
In a three-part series, New Zealand writers tell us...
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Have You Heard This One?: New Zealand Writers on Tension
By Pantograph Punch
Antihero of Her Own Life: A conversation with Chris Kraus
Read Time: 12 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett talks to American writer and critic...
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Antihero of Her Own Life: A conversation with Chris Kraus
By Sarah Jane Barnett
It's About You: A review of Hopes Dashed? The Economics of Gender Inequality
Read Time: 7 mins
Lynn Davidson wondered if she was the right person...
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It's About You: A review of Hopes Dashed? The Economics of Gender Inequality
By Lynn Davidson
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'...
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The Beautiful World: A Review of Some Things to Place in a Coffin
By Helen Lehndorf
Idiosyncratic Man O’War: A review of Blood Ties
Read Time: 10 mins
Vaughan Rapatahana reviews Blood Ties by Jeffrey Paparoa...
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Idiosyncratic Man O’War: A review of Blood Ties
By Vaughan Rapatahana
Originally Sung: New Zealand Writers on Lyricism
Read Time: 18 mins
In a three-part series, New Zealand writers tell us...
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Originally Sung: New Zealand Writers on Lyricism
By Pantograph Punch
The Recipe For A Frosty Pussy
Read Time: 23 mins
Megan Dunn on the fin de siecle world of Auckland...
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The Recipe For A Frosty Pussy
By Megan Dunn
Please take the rope from my throat so that I may sing
Read Time: 24 mins
Talia Marshall explores how James Baldwin's novel,...
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Please take the rope from my throat so that I may sing
By Talia Marshall
Indie Publishing Roundup Autumn 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
Here’s the quarterly Pantograph roundup of what’s...
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Indie Publishing Roundup Autumn 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
Read Time: 15 mins
Karen Tay explores the role of food in fiction, from...
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Shiny Red Apple: Food in Fiction
By Karen Tay
Telescopic Time: A review of The Hope Fault
Read Time: 8 mins
Pip Adam reviews The Hope Fault by Tracy Farr and...
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Telescopic Time: A review of The Hope Fault
By Pip Adam
Growing The Sapling: A Conversation with Jane Arthur and Sarah Forster
Read Time: 14 mins
Books Editor Sarah Jane Barnett talks to Jane Arthur...
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Growing The Sapling: A Conversation with Jane Arthur and Sarah Forster
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Distinguishable by Ear: New Zealand Writers on Voice
Read Time: 21 mins
In a three-part series, New Zealand writers tell us...
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Distinguishable by Ear: New Zealand Writers on Voice
By Pantograph Punch
The 2017 Ockham NZ Book Awards finalists are...
Read Time: 4 mins
We're down to the sixteen finalists in the 2017 Ockham...
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The 2017 Ockham NZ Book Awards finalists are...
By Pantograph Punch
Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Conversation with Jessa Crispin
Read Time: 11 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett talks to American writer and critic...
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Why I Am Not a Feminist: A Conversation with Jessa Crispin
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Peter and the Wolf
Read Time: 22 mins
Justine Jungersen-Smith on storytales, environmental...
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Peter and the Wolf
By Justine Jungersen-Smith
A New Pair of Bike Pants: A Conversation with Ashleigh Young on Winning a Windham-Campbell
Read Time: 7 mins
Poet and essayist Ashleigh Young has been announced...
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A New Pair of Bike Pants: A Conversation with Ashleigh Young on Winning a Windham-Campbell
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa
Read Time: 22 mins
In a knowledgeable essay, Elizabeth Heritage explores...
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Mine by Right: Copyright in Aotearoa
By Elizabeth Heritage
Eternally Hip: A Review of BATS PLAYS
Read Time: 13 mins
Hannah Banks reviews BATS PLAYS by Ken Duncum and...
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Eternally Hip: A Review of BATS PLAYS
By Hannah Banks
American Journal
Read Time: 15 mins
Writer Courtney Sina Meredith shares vivid, mesmerising...
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American Journal
By Courtney Sina Meredith
Breathing Out: A Review of Stories on the Four Winds: Ngā Hau e Whā
Read Time: 7 mins
Elizabeth Heritage reviews Stories on the Four Winds...
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Breathing Out: A Review of Stories on the Four Winds: Ngā Hau e Whā
By Elizabeth Heritage
The Difficult Business of Being Human: A Review of Lucky Punch
Read Time: 4 mins
Tim Upperton reviews Simone Kaho's collection Lucky...
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The Difficult Business of Being Human: A Review of Lucky Punch
By Tim Upperton
Let the Southern Light Erase Your Name
Read Time: 25 mins
In this photo-essay, Matt Bialostocki considers the...
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Let the Southern Light Erase Your Name
By Matt Bialostocki
Ka Pū Te Ruha, Ka Hao Te Rangatahi Māori Identities in the Twenty-first Century
Read Time: 22 mins
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Ka Pū Te Ruha, Ka Hao Te Rangatahi Māori Identities in the Twenty-first Century
By Pantograph Punch
Mimicry, Nepotism and Jeff Probst: A call for the evolution of New Zealand literature
Read Time: 6 mins
Holly Hunter, publisher of the journal Mimicry, argues...
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Mimicry, Nepotism and Jeff Probst: A call for the evolution of New Zealand literature
By Holly Hunter
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
Read Time: 12 mins
In this anonymous and disturbing essay, the writer...
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Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
By Pantograph Punch
Indie Publishing Roundup Summer 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
The quarterly Pantograph roundup of what’s happening...
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Indie Publishing Roundup Summer 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Utterances: A Comic
Read Time: 1 min
In her graphic essay, Sarah Laing explores language...
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Utterances: A Comic
By Sarah Laing
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