Black Marks on the White Page showcases a multiplicity of voices and genres. It is, by turns, startling, beautiful, funny, challenging, forceful and delicate - a talanoa well worth joining.
Elizabeth Heritage, NZ Listener
This is a collection to be savoured, not read in one sitting. . . . The stories are interspersed with artworks from nine Pacific artists, which add a nice touch to the breathtaking stories. . . . this is an important collection of 21st century writing, showing a more sophisticated form and a coming of age . . . This is a hard-cover volume that can sit proudly next to foreign collections on any bookshelf, to be read over the years.
Linda Thompson, Bay of Plenty Times
CICADA CINGULATA: THE BIRD OF REHUA
We hate blowflies. Their fat glossy eyes, green and blue, come to drone through the summer of our houses. Mean and heavy.Continue Reading