Ruby Porter

Ruby Porter has completed a Fine Arts and Arts conjoint, and is doing a Masters of Creative Writing at Auckland University this year. Clearly she was going for the least vocational combination of degrees possible. You’ll probably see her working retail in 2017.

Science
Sep 22, 2019

Predicting the future of New Zealand with the rising sea

Ruby Porter looks into New Zealand's future when the sea level rises 10, 25 and 80 metres, and finds out how much of Auckland will be left.

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Books
Aug 26, 2019

A poetic truth, a love letter: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, reviewed

Ruby Porter on the first novel by acclaimed Vietnamese-American poet Ocean Vuong. 

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Books
Jul 22, 2019

On Levin, and grandmothers: an essay by Ruby Porter

Ruby Porter writes about her grandmother – who is not like the grandmother in her book – and Levin, and how the two are at the centre of her writing. 

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Books
Jan 20, 2016

Books: Franz Kafka Was a Sharemilker – Ruby Porter on Murray Edmond

Ruby Porter reviews the wild visions of Murray Edmond, poet turned prose experimentalist.

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