Poet Amy Leigh Wicks
Kaikoura-based expat New York poet Amy Leigh Wicks reflects on the challenges facing new migrants, as well as relationships, in her latest collection. The Dangerous Country of Love and Marriage is the name of Amy Leigh Wicks' collection. It covers her time in the States, her move to New Zealand and her time in Kaikoura, pre and post the 2016 earthquake. Amy Leigh joined the project as a communications advisor, while completing her PhD. Lynn Freeman asked Amy Leigh what brought her all the way to Aotearoa New Zealand in 2014? The Dangerous Country of Love and Marriage by Amy Leigh Wicks is published by Auckland University Press.