Reality is Boring, Baby
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo

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Literature

Three lonely millenial women seek love, meaning or at least… something to dull the malaise. But what’s real? And do we care? Mia Gaudin on Sharon Lam’s Lonely Asian Woman, Annaleese Jochems’ Baby and Ottessa Moshfegh’s My Year of Rest and Relaxation.

Sharon Lam’s Lonely Asian Woman (Lawrence and Gibson, 2019) and Annaleese Jochems’ Baby (VUP, 2017) are two of the latest debut novels from twenty-something...

Theatre

What do teenage girls really talk about in the locker room? Kate Prior on Silo Theatre’s latest production, The Wolves.

I’m waiting for a burger somewhere in suburbia, and a group of 17-year-old boys walks in; cocksure, loud, rich kids, all jostling to impress. Something about their energy makes me feel the same wave of intimidation that would crash over me as I crossed the field of the all-boys school...

Theatre

Returning to her grandmother’s home in the Lac Seul Reserve in northwestern Ontario, Canadian choreographer of mixed Oji-Cree and settler heritage Lara Kramer confronts a latent war lurking under the surface. Madeleine De Young reviews.

Two men and a woman sit on mattresses. It’s still. Quiet. The air is filled with a quiet crunching – reverberating atmospheric noise. The fill of the outside world....

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Literature
Reality is Boring, Baby
Theatre
The Wolves: New Voices In The Locker Room
Theatre
The Unheard Scream: A Review of Windigo
Soothing Words and Bloody Deeds: On Animals and the Law
Read Time: 17 mins
Eloise Callister-Baker goes to a conference that challenges...
Society
Soothing Words and Bloody Deeds: On Animals and the Law
By Eloise Callister-Baker
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
Read Time: 9 mins
Centrepoint Theatre's latest Open Stage production...
Theatre
Playground Battle: A Review of Lord of the Flies
By Adam Goodall
Le Téléphone Aphrodisiaque: A Review of Lobsters
Read Time: 5 mins
Adam Goodall reviews Lucy Marinkovich's dance/theatre...
Theatre
Le Téléphone Aphrodisiaque: A Review of Lobsters
By Adam Goodall
Family Tatters: A Review of Loveless
Read Time: 5 mins
Without love to temper them, disappointment turns...
Screen
Family Tatters: A Review of Loveless
By Jacob Powell
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Vaughan Rapatahana
Read Time: 4 mins
New fiction, non-fiction and poetry by Aotearoa writers...
Literature
Summer Reading Series: Two poems by Vaughan Rapatahana
By Vaughan Rapatahana
Loose Canons: Saraid Cameron
Read Time: 7 mins
Actor and theatremaker Saraid Cameron lets us in on...
Loose Canons
Loose Canons: Saraid Cameron
By Saraid Cameron
The Muslim Problem
Read Time: 10 mins
Faisal Al-Asaad on how the Muslim experience is typified...
Society
The Muslim Problem
By Faisal Al-Asaad
The Best, the Worst and the Interesting: NZIFF 2017 Wrap Up Part II
Read Time: 19 mins
In Part 2 of our NZIFF 2017 wrap up, we look at the...
Screen
The Best, the Worst and the Interesting: NZIFF 2017 Wrap Up Part II
By Pantograph Punch