Josephine waits in a queue
from New York Pocket Book
Paula Green is a poet, reviewer, anthologist, children’s author, book-award judge and blogger. She has published eight poetry collections, including several for children. Co-written with Harry Ricketts, her book 99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry was short-listed for the 2010 NZ Post Book Awards. She runs two blogs: NZ Poetry Box and NZ Poetry Shelf. Paula has a Doctorate in Italian and was Literary Fellow at the University of Auckland (2005). She is a regular guest in New Zealand Literary festivals and performs and undertakes workshops in schools from Year 0-13. Paula's latest collection, New York Pocket Book, was published by Seraph Press in June 2016, and she is currently writing a book on New Zealand women’s poetry. In 2017, Paula was admitted to The New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Poetry and Literature.
Paula Green’s Choice: ‘Prey’ by Simone Kaho