Author photo: Ebony Lamb
Poet, essayist and fiction writer Lynn Davidson grew up in Kāpiti, Wellington. She is the author of Do You Still Have Time for Chaos? (2024), four collections of poetry, most recently Islander (Te Herenga Waka University Press and Shearsman), a novel, essays and short stories. Lynn had a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2013 and a Bothy Project Residency in the Cairngorms in 2016. She won the 2020 Poetry New Zealand Poetry Award and was 2021 Creative New Zealand Randell Cottage Writer in Residence. In 2023 she was Mike Riddell Writer in Residence in Ōtūrēhua, Central Otago. Lynn calls Aotearoa New Zealand and Scotland home.