Siobhan Harvey

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Siobhan Harvey is an author and lecturer in Creative Writing at the Centre for Creative Writing, Auckland University of Technology. Her creative non-fiction and reportage has been shortlisted for in the Landfall Essay Competition and 2018 Memoir Magazine MeToo# Competition, and has been published in Burnt Pine, Griffith Review, New Zealand Herald, Pilgrimage, Segue, Sunday Star Times and the recent anthology Feminine Divine: Voices of Power and Invisibility (Cyren US, 2019).


Order, not chaos

ReportageIT WAS A muffled cheer. On 19 October 2017, it rose from behind a stiff oak door in New Zealand’s Parliament Buildings and drifted down narrow corridors decorated with stern-faced portraits of historical bearers of office. In a televised...

An empty house

ReportageThe ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Travelling Shoes   I AM ON the edge of sleep when a memory,...

Black origami birds

FictionIN THE DARKNESS, she counts them off like sheep. Black sheep.And another…And another…And another…Blinded by the night, disorientated by half-sleep and the heaviness inside, Grace can’t tell if each jolt is her heart, the baby or the earth.Sometimes loud and...

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