Lamplighter by Kerry Donovan Brown
reviewed by Justin Harrison
Understanding Violence: Context and Practice in the Human Services by Annabel Taylor & Marie Connolly
reviewed by Sue Wootton
Jani K T Wilson is of Ngati Awa, Nga Puhi, Ngati Hine and British descent, and lives in Whakatane with her daughter Grace Manaaki. Jani composes waiata, performs competitive kapahaka, paints, weaves, and runs half-marathons. Her PhD thesis was entitled, Whiripapa: Taniko, Whanau and Korero-based Film Analysis (University of Auckland).
Sue Wootton is a poet and fiction writer whose work has been widely published and anthologised. She is the author of four poetry collections, a children’s book called Cloudcatcher, and a short story collection (The Happiest Music on Earth). Her screenplay Bleat was produced as a short film by Short Film Otago in 2014. She has won several awards for her writing and was the 2008 Robert Burns Fellow at the University of Otago. Sue holds a Master of Arts in Creative Writing from Massey University. Her website is suewootton.com.