Liz Breslin

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My poem collection Alzheimer’s and a spoon is published by Otago University Press and was listed as one of the NZ Listener‘s 100 Best Books of 2017. The reviewer at takahÄ“ called it “a fine collection.” Corpus.nz said “the poems loop and tangle, puzzle, riddle and tease. They put old things in new ways; the work is fresh and polished, with an often startling clarity.” And my neighbour Chris had this to say:

My fortnightly column can be read here, and some more of my articles are:

Diary of a concussion / There is nothing wrong with this lady’s head (it’s official) / Who is telling the story here?

Small talk – short short stories in Cosmopolitan

Cystic Fibrosis and Five Feet Apart

You can read some of my poems online at:

Best New Zealand Poems 2017 – The Lifestyle Creed

The spinoff – no one in my poem is on p, when life gives you spoons and #stainlesssteelkudos