Louise Wallace

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Louise Wallace is the author of four collections of poems, the latest of which is This Is a Story About Your Mother (2023), and the novel Ash (2024). She is the founder and editor of Starling, an online journal publishing the work of young writers from Aotearoa, and the editor of Ōrongohau | Best New Zealand Poems 2022. She is a recipient of the Biggs Prize for Poetry and a Robert Burns fellow. She grew up in Gisborne and lives in Ōtepoti Dunedin.