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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography

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Rachel O'Neill

Rachel is a writer, filmmaker and artist who was raised in the Waikato and currently lives and works in Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Kāpiti Coast. Their debut book of poetry One Human in Height (Hue & Cry Press, 2013) was followed by Requiem for a Fruit (We Are Babies Press, 2021). As a queer non-binary storyteller Rachel strives to represent the longing for connection and the humour and strangeness that characterise human experience.