Maria McMillan

Maria McMillan is mostly of Scottish, English and Southland ancestry. She lives on the Kāpiti Coast, is a dormant activist and an active poet, and works as an information architect.

Sep 12, 2019

Out of this world and into another: The Absolute Book, reviewed

'The beautiful are cruel, the cruel are sad, the demons are capable of good.' Maria McMillan reviews the new novel by Elizabeth Knox, bound to be one of the year's biggest local releases. 

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Mar 30, 2016

Before the walls too were stolen from us: a personal essay on the monopoly of Phantom Billstickers

The announcement that National Poetry Day has been renamed and rebranded as Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day was much too much for poet Maria McMillan, who remembers the days when you were free to paste up any kind of poster you wanted - before Phantom came along, and took the walls, and the night.

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