Therese Lloyd

Other Animals


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Paperback, 148 x 210mm
64 pages

February 2013

Other Animals is the powerful and provocative first book from one of New Zealand’s most exciting poets.

‘How are we to survive our own lives? Therese Lloyd’s poems create a lyrical pathway through the thorny and singular questions of our time. And there, among so much that can be underestimated or go unnoticed, she finds alternative strength and beauty in things.’ —Bernadette Hall

‘Other Animals is a layered and nuanced collection that repays reading and rereading.’ —Landfall Review Online

Therese Lloyd’s poems have appeared in a number of print and online publications including SportLandfallHue & Cry, the AUP series New New Zealand Poets in PerformanceJacket2 and Turbine. In 2007, having received a Schaeffer Fellowship, she spent a year attending the acclaimed Iowa Writer’s Workshop. In 2017, she completed a PhD at the International Institute of Modern Letters, in which she examined the role of ekphrasis in Canadian poet Anne Carson’s work. In 2018 Therese was Writer in Residence at the University of Waikato. Her latest collection of poetry is The Facts (2018).

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