Every day this week the Spinoff Review of Books is publishing a new poem in the build-up to the Phantom Billstickers national poetry day on Friday. Today: a new poem by Ashleigh Young
New verse by a Wellington writer who has become the world's most famous New Zealand author, Ashleigh Young.
Ashleigh Young resolves the burning issue facing all New Zealanders: the correct way to spell our beloved national particle. Hint: it's not "aye".
Ashleigh Young files a report on her residency at the Surrey Hotel in Grey Lynn as one of the winners of the 2016 The Surrey Hotel Steve Braunias Memorial Writers Residency in Association with The Spinoff Award.
All week this week 10 readers choose their favourite books of the year. Come in, number six: Ashleigh Young.