I wrote about Sugar Magnolia Wilson’s new collection for Booksellers New Zealand. It is an arresting treatise on gender, nature, love, and the unknowable depths of women.
I know, I know: don’t judge a book by its cover. But when they’re as hauntingly beautiful as this one, it’d be remiss of me not to acknowledge it. It Continue Reading →
I remember wanting a copy of this book when it came out in 2015 and, being impoverished, I made a hopeful instruction to my future self. To Buy, it said. I Need Continue Reading →
For CJ We are more than the sum of our parts I found out there’s a word for that Gestalt Which Continue Reading →
For Ginny Some days you wake up underwater all your plans drenched the mirror stays foggy long after the shower is turned off Last week I watched a Continue Reading →
For Kevin Liminal spaces are those in between like stairwells, and ladders and strange, uninhabited lands glimpsed from train windows There’s really no secret to going forward Continue Reading →
For Steph Sometimes you find people even though you weren’t looking for them and you thought you’d lost them long ago When you put two and two together and come Continue Reading →
For Kris Whenever I can’t sleep I think about my nights at Morewine smoking illicit cigarettes out of the upstairs window The day we hosted Fun Palace the Continue Reading →
My latest review for Booksellers New Zealand – James Brown’s Floods Another Chamber. It was a book I enjoyed technically if not emotionally.
You asked me what I was doing now What something I was using to fill the hours “Just… writing,” I said, looking down and away You are unsurprised “The writer Continue Reading →