Poetry Shelf audio spot: Nikki-Lee Birdsey reads ‘Foreign and Domestic’







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.

Victoria University Press author page






Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s