Early Growth on the Tuesday Poem blog

I’m feeling pretty chuffed that Wellington writer and reviewer Sarah Jane Barnett edited the Tuesday Poem blog today and posted my poem ‘Early Growth’, which will appear in One Human in Height. She made a really fantastic reading of the poem: “the image of the “rings on a tree stump,” which the father then calls “these the inseparable years,” perfectly evokes the way childhood tumbles away”…

Read her post on the Tuesday Poem blog


One Human In Height drawings

And One Human in Height will also feature a selection of my drawings that are part of a series called Love Letters to Barbara Cartland. Here is a taster:ImageImageImage

One Human In Height coming soon + thank you

A huge thank you to everyone who has pledged to support my debut poetry collection, One Human in Height, forthcoming from Hue & Cry Press.

With five days left of the campaign, 46 wonderful people have pledged $1635 – all pledges will help cover printing costs so that we can get the book out into the world looking its best. I’m thrilled that the design outfit International Office are designing the book!

You can find out more about One Human in Height and the PledgeMe campaign here: https://www.pledgeme.co.nz/1278 

The campaign closes on 16 August at 5pm.

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