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Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2022
Presenter Biography


Tracey Slaughter

Tracey’s latest books are the short story collection Devil's Trumpet (Te Herenga Waka University Press 2021) and the poetry collection Conventional Weapons (Te Herenga Waka, 2019). Her writing has received numerous international awards including the Fish Short Story Prize 2020, the Bridport Prize 2014, and her novella if there is no shelter was the runner up in the Bath Novella-in-Flash Award 2020. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Waikato, where she edits the journals Mayhem and Poetry New Zealand.

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