Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
Casting a Light on Women’s Shadow Labour: A Review of Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion
Feminist Futures: A Review of Working On My Night Moves

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Literature

Elizabeth Heritage argues for greater accessibility in the literary community.

Feature image: (Clockwise from top left) Trish Harris, Helen Vivienne Fletcher, Ben Brown, Steff Green, Sarah Lin Wilson, Jared Flitcroft, Stella Carruthers and Allyson Hamblett.

Across Aotearoa right now there are disabled writers creating everything from spoken-word poetry to films to bestselling paranormal romance...

Literature

The pun of the title says it all: with our tiring history of care work, are women past caring? The very existence of this new history, with all-women contributors, tells us the answer is obviously no.

Feature image: Anne Noble, ‘the Thetfords cooking together’, from the exhibition Hidden Lives: the work of care. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington 0.027961/2.

Much care has gone...

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New Volumes critic India Essuah heads into darkness with Working On My Night Moves, a new performance work from Julia Croft and Nisha Madhan that challenges us to imagine a world radically reshaped around a bold and powerful feminism.

Every year my primary school held a school fair, and every year the Year Four classroom was turned into a maze for it. The year I was in that class, I remember watching...

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Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
Literature
Casting a Light on Women’s Shadow Labour: A Review of Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion
Theatre
Feminist Futures: A Review of Working On My Night Moves
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Meet the writers taking part in Summer Fling, our...
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Announcing our Summer Fling Writers 2018-19
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Loose Canons: Michelle Aitken
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Loose Canons: Michelle Aitken
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Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
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Elizabeth Heritage argues for greater accessibility...
Literature
Your Brain Can Be a Dick: Disabled Writers and Ableism in Aotearoa
By Elizabeth Heritage
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Former Artistic Director of Silo Theatre and general...
Theatre
Loose Canons: Shane Bosher
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Loose Canons: Albert Belz
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Ahead of seasons of his new play Astroman in Christchurch...
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Loose Canons: Albert Belz
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