15 Sep 2018

Kate Camp

From Saturday Morning, 11:48 am on 15 September 2018

Kate Camp is the author of six collections of poetry published by Victoria University Press, the most recent of which is The internet of things (2017). She's won the New Zealand Book Award for The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls, and the Best First Book Award for Unfamiliar Legends of the Stars. Camp held the Creative New Zealand Berlin writers residency in 2011, and the Katherine Mansfield Menton fellowship in 2017. She has reviewed classic literature on Saturday Morning since 2001; today, she discusses Passing by Nella Larsen, a complex exploration of race gender and sexuality in America, first published in 1929.