Literature

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
Contributing to Public Life from Afar
Read Time: 19 mins
Literature
Contributing to Public Life from Afar
By Lamia Imam
Review: Cold Water Cure
Read Time: 4 mins
Sarah Barnett
Literature
Review: Cold Water Cure
By Sarah Jane Barnett
In Conversation: Anis Mojgani and Ken Arkind
Read Time: 30 mins
Two champion poets talk gentrification, taste, sacrifice...
Literature
In Conversation: Anis Mojgani and Ken Arkind
By Ken Arkind
Video Killed the Poetry Star
Read Time: 33 mins
Ken Arkind on the rise of the viral poet
Literature
Video Killed the Poetry Star
By Ken Arkind
In Conversation: Mallory Ortberg and Hera Lindsay Bird
Read Time: 13 mins
Google Hangout IMs from the author of Texts from Jane...
Literature
In Conversation: Mallory Ortberg and Hera Lindsay Bird
By Hera Lindsay Bird
Somewhere We Can Live
Read Time: 16 mins
Literature
Somewhere We Can Live
By Simon Gennard
Outside Looking In: Remembering James K Baxter and Jerusalem
Read Time: 28 mins
Elizabeth Beattie follows the radical NZ poet's steps...
Literature
Outside Looking In: Remembering James K Baxter and Jerusalem
By Elizabeth Beattie
The House of the Novel
Read Time: 15 mins
Literature
The House of the Novel
By Pip Adam
The Banning, the Blaming, the Binding: Ten Literary Moments 2015
Read Time: 12 mins
Literature
The Banning, the Blaming, the Binding: Ten Literary Moments 2015
By Kirsti Whalen
Base Metals, Good Bells: A Conversation with Steven Toussaint
Read Time: 35 mins
Composer Alex Taylor in conversation with poet Steven...
Literature
Base Metals, Good Bells: A Conversation with Steven Toussaint
By Alex Taylor
In Conversation: Tim Corballis and Alice Miller
Read Time: 22 mins
Alice Miller talks to Tim Corballis about history,...
Literature
In Conversation: Tim Corballis and Alice Miller
By Alice Miller
The Revolution of the Misspell
Read Time: 15 mins
Fury on pronouns, spelling and language as tools for...
Literature
The Revolution of the Misspell
By Fury
Review: This Must Be The Place
Read Time: 3 mins
This Must Be The Place has potential, but lacks complexity...
Literature
Review: This Must Be The Place
By Annaleese Jochems
Speaking to our Private Selves: Into the River
Read Time: 15 mins
Teenagers have the right to choose their own literature...
Literature
Speaking to our Private Selves: Into the River
By Emma Neale
In Conversation: Joan Fleming and Ashleigh Young
Read Time: 13 mins
Joan Fleming and Ashleigh Young talk poetry and obsessions...
Literature
In Conversation: Joan Fleming and Ashleigh Young
By Ashleigh Young
Sneak Peek: an Excerpt from LEFT
Read Time: 8 mins
A preview of LEFT, a new literary and visual anthology...
Literature
Sneak Peek: an Excerpt from LEFT
By Pantograph Punch
Doing Love and the Act of Lying
Read Time: 15 mins
I don’t know, yet, if I’m going to be able to love...
Literature
Doing Love and the Act of Lying
By Kirsti Whalen
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
Read Time: 20 mins
Redemption and its dissidents: Matt McGregor on the...
Literature
A Vast Black River of Type: The Novels of László Krasznahorkai
By Matt McGregor
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
Read Time: 18 mins
We chat to Man Booker Prize long listee Anna Smaill...
Literature
These Jewels on the Page: Anna Smaill
By Kirsti Whalen
Review: Wonky Optics
Read Time: 3 mins
Manon Revuelta reviews Geoff Cochrane's latest poetry...
Literature
Review: Wonky Optics
By Manon Revuelta
Wicked Ihimaera and the Speech We Love to Hate
Read Time: 14 mins
Witi Ihimaera talks about his speech at the Dunedin...
Literature
Wicked Ihimaera and the Speech We Love to Hate
By Kirsti Whalen
Review: The Conch Trumpet
Read Time: 7 mins
Adam Stewart reviews David Eggleton's melodious but...
Literature
Review: The Conch Trumpet
By Adam Stewart
On Point and Powerful: An Interview with Luka Lesson
Read Time: 8 mins
Kirsti Whalen chats to Luka Lesson about his New Zealand...
Literature
On Point and Powerful: An Interview with Luka Lesson
By Kirsti Whalen
The Border that Transgresses You: a Phenomenology of Swamps
Read Time: 16 mins
Transgressive literature is a response to panic born...
Literature
The Border that Transgresses You: a Phenomenology of Swamps
By Annaleese Jochems
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