Literature

Eternally Hip: A Review of BATS PLAYS
Read Time: 13 mins
Hannah Banks reviews BATS PLAYS by Ken Duncum and...
Literature
Eternally Hip: A Review of BATS PLAYS
By Hannah Banks
American Journal
Read Time: 15 mins
Writer Courtney Sina Meredith shares vivid, mesmerising...
Literature
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...
Literature
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...
Literature
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...
Literature
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
Literature
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...
Literature
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...
Literature
Body of Evidence: An essay on harassment
By Pantograph Punch
Indie Publishing Roundup Summer 2017
Read Time: 6 mins
The bi-monthly Pantograph roundup of what’s happening...
Literature
Indie Publishing Roundup Summer 2017
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Utterances: A Comic
Read Time: 1 min
In her graphic essay, Sarah Laing explores language...
Literature
Utterances: A Comic
By Sarah Laing
Coyotes, Swan Jackets, and Rabbit Holes: Ten Moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature in 2016
Read Time: 11 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett remembers ten moments in Aotearoa...
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Coyotes, Swan Jackets, and Rabbit Holes: Ten Moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature in 2016
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Great New Zealand Nonfiction: A review of Tell You What
Read Time: 6 mins
John Summers reviews Tell You What: Great New Zealand...
Literature
Great New Zealand Nonfiction: A review of Tell You What
By John Summers
Landfall Essay Competition Winner: Umlaut
Read Time: 23 mins
Airini Beautrais explores the way names reveal our...
Literature
Landfall Essay Competition Winner: Umlaut
By Airini Beautrais
In the Meantime: Shipwrecks of the Self
Read Time: 24 mins
Ingrid Horrocks considers her time at Princeton during...
Literature
In the Meantime: Shipwrecks of the Self
By Ingrid Horrocks
How We Are: A Conversation with Steph Burt
Read Time: 17 mins
The American writer and critic about living as two...
Literature
How We Are: A Conversation with Steph Burt
By Sarah Jane Barnett
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
Fiction: The Wish Child
Read Time: 17 mins
Literature
Fiction: The Wish Child
By Catherine Chidgey
Junctures and Meaning: A review of Back With the Human Condition by Nick Ascroft
Read Time: 5 mins
Literature
Junctures and Meaning: A review of Back With the Human Condition by Nick Ascroft
By Airini Beautrais
Flying Dreams: A Conversation with Emma Neale
Read Time: 17 mins
Literature
Flying Dreams: A Conversation with Emma Neale
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Indie Publishing Roundup
Read Time: 6 mins
Literature
Indie Publishing Roundup
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Pantograph Picks: LitCrawl 2016
Read Time: 8 mins
Literature
Pantograph Picks: LitCrawl 2016
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Pantograph Picks: FESTA 2016
Read Time: 5 mins
Our recommendations for Christchurch's Festival of...
Art
Pantograph Picks: FESTA 2016
By Pantograph Punch
A Lonely Life: At the Threshold of the World
Read Time: 26 mins
Literature
A Lonely Life: At the Threshold of the World
By Max Harris
The Death of Journalism, the Death of Ideas, and the Death of Us: WORD Christchurch 2016
Read Time: 6 mins
Giovanni Tiso reports back from Christchurch's Writers...
Literature
The Death of Journalism, the Death of Ideas, and the Death of Us: WORD Christchurch 2016
By Giovanni Tiso
A Golden Autumn: Peter Simpson's 'Bloomsbury South'
Read Time: 14 mins
Simon Palenski on an ambitious new book that examines...
Art
A Golden Autumn: Peter Simpson's 'Bloomsbury South'
By Simon Palenski
Review: Hera Lindsay Bird, by Hera Lindsay Bird
Read Time: 7 mins
Literature
Review: Hera Lindsay Bird, by Hera Lindsay Bird
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Writing the End of the World
Read Time: 11 mins
Literature
Writing the End of the World
By Karen Tay
Children are the Orgasm of the World
Read Time: 3 mins
Literature
Children are the Orgasm of the World
By Pantograph Punch
Among the Beech
Read Time: 13 mins
Joe Nunweek on the book behind 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople...
Literature
Among the Beech
By Joe Nunweek
Bethell, Baker
Read Time: 14 mins
Sarah Jane Barnett looks at the work of two New Zealand...
Literature
Bethell, Baker
By Sarah Jane Barnett
Vigilance Against Laziness: A Conversation with Elizabeth McCracken
Read Time: 28 mins
Kirsti Whalen talks to prize-winning author Elizabeth...
Literature
Vigilance Against Laziness: A Conversation with Elizabeth McCracken
By Kirsti Whalen
Believing in 'New Zealand': The South Island Myth revisited
Read Time: 31 mins
Michael Grimshaw on three Southern writers in the...
Literature
Believing in 'New Zealand': The South Island Myth revisited
By Michael Grimshaw
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