Nikki-Lee Birdsey, ‘Foreign and Domestic’, from Night and Day, Victoria University Press, 2019
Nikki-Lee Birdsey was born in Piha. She holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a BA from New York University. Her poems have been published in various journals in New Zealand and internationally, including The Iowa Review, Fence, LIT, The Volta, Sport and Hazlitt. In 2015 she was a visiting faculty fellow at the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington, where she is currently a PhD candidate. Her first book, Night as Day, was published by Victoria University Press in April 2019.
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