Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2022 (Paperback)
Each year Poetry New Zealand, this country’s longest-running poetry magazine (established in 1951 by Louis Johnson), rounds up important new poetry, reviews and essays, making it the ideal way to catch up with the latest poetry from both established and emerging New Zealand poets. The packed issue #56 features 130 new poems—including by this year’s featured poet, Wes Lee, and by David Eggleton, Janet Newman, Amber Esau, Elizabeth Morton, Aimee-Jane Anderson-O’Connor, Alistair Paterson, essa may ranapiri, Nikki-Lee Birdsey, Iain Britton, Jordan Hamel, Jack Ross, Dominic Hoey, Owen Bullock, Semira Davis, Rata Gordon, Adrienne Jansen, Olivia Macassey, Vaughan Rapatahana, and Kerrin P. Sharpe—and essays and reviews of new poetry collections.
Dr. Tracey Slaughter is a poet and short story writer. Her books include Her Body Rises, The Longest Drink in Town, Deleted Scenes for Lovers, and Devil’s Trumpet. She has been widely anthologised and has received numerous awards, including the international Bridport Prize (2014) and BNZ Katherine Mansfield Awards in 2004 and 2001. She lives in Cambridge with her partner and teenage sons, and teaches creative writing at the University of Waikato.