ANTHOLOGISING THE ANTHOLOGIES
Collected voices brought together under a unifying theme can both reflect and transform thinking. Rebecca Hawkes is one of four editors of No Other Place to Stand: An Anthology of Climate Change Poetry from Aotearoa New Zealand; Chris Tse, along with Emma Barnes, brought together Out Here: An Anthology of Takata-pui And LGBTQIA+ Writers From Aotearoa; Qiane Matata- Sipu’s work is the storytelling platform and 2022 Ockham Book Awards shortlisted NUKU: Stories of 100 Indigenous Women; and Te Herenga Waka University Press publisher Fergus Barrowman’s A Game of Two Halves: The Best of Sport 2005-2019 showcases three decades of literary writing as local lit mag Sport comes to its final resting place. The four editors introduce their collections’ intentions, and read quintessential pieces that capture the kaupapa. Introduced by Amy McDaid.