Petra Molloy

Petra Molloy is a writer and winemaker. Her debut novel Chosen Boys was published by Escalator Press in October 2019.

Jan 22, 2020

What was she thinking? A palagi on why she wrote in the voice of a Samoan

Petra Molloy's novel Chosen Boys is set in dawn-raids South Auckland – and written largely from the point of view of a Samoan mother. We asked Molloy, a palagi, to explain that choice and why she stands by it. 

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