The Pantograph Punch: Sarah Jane Barnett remembers ten moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature 2016

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Sarah Jane Barnett remembers ten moments in Aotearoa NZ Literature 2016, and some of them make her shudder.

During 2016 many things happened: Atholl Anderson, Marilyn Duckworth, and David Eggleton won the Prime Ministers’ Award for Literary Achievement; Jenny Bornholdt finally released a selected works after nine collections and nearly thirty years of publishing her work; there was New Zealand’s first residency at a hotel. None of these made my ten moments of 2016 – a list that I’ve resisted calling ‘top’ – because that’s how strange and outstanding this year has been.

For Sarah’s list of ten moments see here.

 

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