Paula Harris is an award-winning poet and accidental essayist. Her poetry chapbook “i make men like you die sweetly” is being published in the US by dancing girl press in September 2019. You can read more of her writing at paulaharris.co.nz.
Prolific, award-winning Palmerston North poet Paula Harris somehow manages to be stroppy and properly vulnerable all at once. Here, she writes about her first slam competition – and why she cried all the way home.