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Interview | Hera Lindsay Bird
Interviews
September 27, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Interview | Hera Lindsay Bird

Britain’s previous poet laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, heralded New Zealand poet Hera Lindsay Bird as “the most arresting and original new young poet,” and we couldn’t agree more. Her poetry…

Toby Faber
Interviews
June 27, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Toby Faber

Tilly’s review on Radio NZ of Toby Faber’s book Faber & Faber: An Untold Story pricked up the ears of many a customer here in Auckland. It made good sense then to…

Sharon Lam
Interviews
May 1, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Sharon Lam

Lonely Asian Woman by Sharon Lam has been lauded by New Zealand’s Pantograph Punch as a book to look out for in 2019. They described Lam’s debut as a read similar…

Diana Evans
Interviews
April 18, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Diana Evans

Longlisted nominee for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 and author of Ordinary People, Diana Evans, was interviewed by Chloe at Unity Books in Auckland. Ordinary People tackles the quotidian encounters of two Black-British…

Billy O’Callaghan
Interviews
March 15, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Billy O’Callaghan

Irishman Billy O’Callaghan is the author of newly released novel, My Coney Island Baby – a novel centred around Michael and Caitlin who have been lovers for over a quarter of a…

Mika Haka
Interviews
January 18, 2019 posted by Unity Wellington

Mika Haka

Mika Haka, raised in Timaru, New Zealand, is an international sensation. He’s performed with Carmen, entertained HRH Prince Charles at the Palace of Holyroodhouse, warmed up for Grace Jones, appeared…

Colin Hogg
Interviews
November 21, 2018 posted by Unity Wellington

Colin Hogg

Colin Hogg is the author of Going South: a Road Trip Through Life, High Road: A Journey to the New Frontier of Cannabis and most recently Sam Hunt: Off the Road. About the book…

Beth Allen
Interviews
March 19, 2012 posted by Unity Auckland

Beth Allen

Beth Allen stars on TV 2’s Shortland Street and has worked in theatre – most notably Killer Joe in 2009 & The Vagina Monologues in 2010. Allen is an avid…

Rachael King
Interviews
June 21, 2010 posted by Unity Auckland

Rachael King

Rachael King is an award-winning New Zealand writer and author of two books: Magpie Hall and The Sound of Butterflies. She talks here about Narnia as indeed a doorway and…