Hera Lindsay Bird has a MA in poetry from Victoria University of Wellington, where she won the 2011 Adam Prize. Her work has been published by The Toast, The Hairpin, Sport, Hue & Cry, The Spinoff, the New Zealand Listener and Best New Zealand Poems. She is currently living in Wellington.
Praise for Hera Lindsay Bird
‘I think there’s a pretty strong case which suggests Hera Lindsay Bird is like the most exciting newish poet in NZ.’ —Steve Braunias
‘Hi, dear, have to say how much we enjoyed, if right word, the Hate poem. Really made us think, loved the line about the ancient cannon.’ —text message from Ashleigh Young’s mum
'The wickedest problem in Hera Lindsay Bird is not sex but taste.’ —John Newton