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Changed, changed utterly, Diane Comer

Earthquakes & Butterflies Kathleen Gallagher Wickcandle Books, $35.00, ISBN 9780473332327 Kathleen Gallagher’s Earthquakes & Butterflies is a work of profound beauty and healing for all of us who experienced the Christchurch earthquakes, however near or far we were from the…
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Blueprints for performance, Lisa Warrington

Song-Plays William Direen Alpha Books, [price unavailable], ISBN 0958326622 Peace Plays Kathleen Gallagher Doygal Press, $29.95, ISBN 0473088088 Vagabonds Lorae Parry Victoria University Press, $24.95, ISBN 0864734352 Puppetry, pirates, conscientious objectors, big business, morality tales, land wars, popular songs, poetry,…
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Lost voices and parodic games, Harry Ricketts

Gipsy: A Fictional Sequence of Poems Kathleen Gallagher, Nag’s Head Press, $22.50 This is an unusual book, not least because it is so handsome an artefact. Hardbound, beautifully produced, illustrated with evocative linocuts by David Nepia, Gipsy is not the…
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