'Like Escher, if he was more into dicks than staircases.' Poet Hera Lindsay Bird celebrates the work of New Zealand artist Hannah Salmon, aka Daily Secretion, and her portraits of angry 'alpha men'.
Poet Hera Lindsay Bird talks to Megan Dunn, author of a brilliantly funny new memoir about working at a failed bookstore while experiencing a failed marriage and making a failed attempt to write a novel.
New verse inasmuch it's previously unpublished, but really it's old verse cos it was written ages ago, by Wellington writer Hera Lindsay Bird.
The very best coverage of the Auckland Writers Festival - the most expansive, the most intelligent - is right here, as the Spinoff Review of Books devotes the entire week to encounters with guest writers. Today: Hera Lindsay Bird talks with George Saunders, author of Lincoln in the Bardo, the stand-out novel of 2017.
She had the most viewed poem in Spinoff history when she wrote that one about how she hated Monica off Friends. And now Hera Lindsay Bird is back, with her new poem, indelicately titled, "Keats is Dead so Fuck me From Behind".
All week this week we've looked at writers and writing which ties in with New Zealand's first-ever LGBTI Writers' festival - samesame but different - staged from February 12-14 at AUT. Today: new verse by Wellington writer Hera Lindsay Bird.