SOFTCORE COLDSORES

My debut collection of poems, Softcore Coldsores, was published in August 2019 as part of AUP New Poets 5.

“With her fluent scientific lexicon and the sense of interpenetration of human and animal worlds that courses through these teeming and energised poems, Rebecca marks out a terrain all her own. She acknowledges and expresses the animal in the human, but her nature is red in tooth and claw, with disease and decay seemingly inseparable from delight.” 

         - Chris Price on Softcore Coldsores

It's a pleasure to have my wicked obsessive scribbles in this volume, alongside debut collections from the dreamily talented Sophie van Waardenberg and Carolyn DeCarlo.

"The return of AUP New Poets is a welcome initiative at a moment when New Zealand poetry is bursting with so much fresh talent.

Each poet in this trio has very much her own distinctive style, voice and angle of interest but all three sit well between the same covers...

AUP New Poets 5 shines the spotlight on three gifted new poets, showing us how they glitter and spin." – Chris Price

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