Monday, November 19, 2007

Macassey, Olivia

Olivia Macassey (b. 1975)


New New Zealand Poets in Performance (2008):

Outhwaite Park
Outer Suburb

Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Outhwaite Park
2. Outer Suburb
3. Sub Rosa
4. Four Chambers
5. My Beautiful Cinderella
6. Ring of Roses
7. The Freak
8. Otesánek
9. Water Damage

12 Taonga from the AoNZPSA (nzepc, 2004):


Bio / Bibliography:

Olivia Macassey was born in International Women's Year, 1975. She spent her childhood on the edge of the Otama forest in the Coromandel and moved to Auckland in 1991. She is currently completing a PhD in Film Television and Media at the University of Auckland. She lives in Parnell.

Macassey has performed her poetry regularly since 1994, in both group and solo shows, and in festivals. She has read in venues ranging from pubs and cafes, schools, shops, and galleries, to the Aotea Centre and the Auckland Town Hall.


Though largely unpublished, her work has appeared in the following publications: Brief issues 24 & 25 2002; Platform 2001; Tongue in Your Ear volumes 1-6 (1997-2002); Debate 1999; Auckland Live 1996; Craccum 1996.

She has also been featured on the compilation CD Aural Ink 2001, and her work has appeared variously on Triangle Television, in student documentary film, on access radio, and on student radio 95 bfm.

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