Tara Black

Tara Black


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Aug 7, 2020 Easter worries
Aug 7, 2020 05. Voldemort
Aug 7, 2020 08 Cake
Aug 7, 2020 I Am A Human Being
Aug 6, 2020 Kaukau
Aug 6, 2020 Dust creatures
Aug 6, 2020 Bath talking
Aug 6, 2020 Day sleeping Jan 2020
Aug 6, 2020 07 Other Colours
Aug 6, 2020 04. Uh huh
Aug 6, 2020 03. Introductions
Aug 6, 2020 02. Literary Taste
Aug 6, 2020 01. First Day
Aug 5, 2020 064 What died?
Aug 5, 2020 063 Who’s the bird man?
Aug 5, 2020 062 Where’s ransack?
Aug 5, 2020 061 Straight answers
Aug 5, 2020 Interlude
Aug 5, 2020 060 Why would I tell you?
Aug 5, 2020 059 Books aren’t my thing
Aug 5, 2020 058 The only poetry
Aug 5, 2020 Book twists
Aug 5, 2020 057 Standing on books
Aug 5, 2020 056 So much trouble
Aug 5, 2020 055 It’s not theft
Aug 5, 2020 054 Too many library books
Aug 5, 2020 053 Brought you a book
Aug 5, 2020 052 Brownies
Aug 5, 2020 051 Kicked out
Aug 5, 2020 050 Hints of dragons
Aug 5, 2020 049 Check out
Aug 5, 2020 048 Book fort
Aug 5, 2020 047 Invasive book species
Aug 5, 2020 046 Invasion
Aug 5, 2020 045 Confiscated
Aug 5, 2020 044 Book smell
Aug 5, 2020 043 How often do you go to the library?
Aug 5, 2020 042 School library
Aug 5, 2020 041 What counts as a word animal?
Aug 5, 2020 040 Dream diary
Aug 5, 2020 039 Not a name
Aug 5, 2020 038 Word vegans
Aug 5, 2020 037 Badger chaos
Aug 5, 2020 036 Back to the library
Aug 5, 2020 035 Card cheat
Aug 5, 2020 034 Cagey book badgers
Aug 5, 2020 033 Banned
Aug 5, 2020 032 To the library!
Aug 5, 2020 031 Creepy bird man
Aug 4, 2020 030 Jo
Aug 4, 2020 029 Predictions
Aug 4, 2020 028 Questions
Aug 4, 2020 06 Stress
Aug 4, 2020 027 Diary sharing
Aug 4, 2020 05 Fallen In
Aug 4, 2020 026 Sensitive
Aug 4, 2020 025 Dr Seuss
Aug 4, 2020 024 Hi Nana
Aug 4, 2020 023 Books in weird places
Aug 4, 2020 022 Birdman
Aug 4, 2020 021 Language shame
Aug 4, 2020 020 Names?
Aug 4, 2020 019 Musty books
Aug 4, 2020 018 Dream
Aug 4, 2020 017 Dictionary mystery
Aug 4, 2020 016 Junk mail
Aug 4, 2020 015 Cookies
Aug 4, 2020 014 Virginia Woolf is dead
Aug 4, 2020 013 Nana
Aug 4, 2020 04 Desire
Aug 4, 2020 012 Sun
Aug 4, 2020 011 Where’s Kaia
Aug 4, 2020 010 Reading
Aug 4, 2020 009 Diary temptation
Aug 4, 2020 008 Friends
Aug 4, 2020 007 Book badgers go to school
Aug 4, 2020 006 Chanting
Aug 4, 2020 005 School is boring
Aug 4, 2020 004 Cute
Aug 4, 2020 003 Infestation
Aug 4, 2020 03 What’s Next?
Jul 30, 2020 002 Sleep
Jul 30, 2020 02 Chilli
Jul 30, 2020 01 Dinner
Jul 30, 2020 001 Book Dragons
Jul 26, 2020 The Liberation and Risks of Writing a Memoir
Jul 26, 2020 Poetry in Motion
Jul 25, 2020 Queer Writing Now
Jun 24, 2020 Politics in Pubs 24.6.20
May 27, 2020 Politics in Pubs 26.5.20
May 5, 2020 Butter
Apr 9, 2020 VUP Home Reader 2020: cover process
Mar 16, 2020 NZ Festival of the Arts 2020
Mar 14, 2020 NZ Festival: Inherited trauma and unpaid labour
Mar 12, 2020 NZ Festival: Kristen Ghodsee on why women have better sex under socialism
Mar 8, 2020 NZ Festival: Alien proverbs, poetry spiders and sleeplessness
Mar 7, 2020 NZ Festival: Joy of Queer Lit Salon
Mar 7, 2020 NZ Festival: Translating scent and history
Mar 3, 2020 Double Book Launch: New Transgender Blockbusters and Specimen
Mar 1, 2020 NZ Festival: The challenge of love and romance
Feb 29, 2020 NZ Festival: Superpowers, trees and sex
Feb 23, 2020 NZ Festival: Sunday 23rd -Failures of capitalism and colonialism
Feb 22, 2020 NZ Festival: Saturday 22nd – pīwakawaka, mice and space cats
Feb 18, 2020 Sophie Labelle and Sam Orchard in conversation
Feb 13, 2020 Freya Daly Sadgrove and Eamonn Marra Double Book Launch
Jan 26, 2020 Day sleeping
Dec 14, 2019 Dust
Nov 20, 2019 Sleep
Nov 10, 2019 Toby & Toby & Toby
Nov 10, 2019 Sinéad Gleeson
Nov 10, 2019 Writing Family: Pakaru
Nov 10, 2019 Growing Up Wāhine Māori
Nov 10, 2019 My Litcrawl: A whole lot of poetry
Nov 10, 2019 Writing My Best Life
Nov 8, 2019 Lie Down and Listen: Poetics
Oct 7, 2019 Writers on Mondays: Carl Shuker and Lawrence Patchett
Sep 30, 2019 Elizabeth Knox and Craig Cliff – Writers on Mondays 30.09.19
Sep 23, 2019 Toby Morris on non-fiction comics 2019
Sep 23, 2019 Toby Morris 29.09.19
Sep 12, 2019 Elizabeth Knox’s The Absolute Book: Book launch
Sep 2, 2019 Monday Bathing
Sep 2, 2019 Writers on Mondays: The Next Page
Aug 19, 2019 Writers on Mondays
Jun 5, 2019 Bedside
Dec 1, 2018 Anne Kennedy with Pip Adam @ Unity Books
Nov 22, 2018 Sport 46 Launch @ Vic Books
Nov 13, 2018 IGPS: Sir Frank Holmes Memorial Lecture
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Sophomore Year
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Bilingual Future
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Bringing Down the Man
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Bad Diaries Salon
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: No Country Woman – Zoya Patel
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Anxiety Understood
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Kidscrawl
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Writing Outsiders
Nov 11, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Meet the Starling Residents
Nov 9, 2018 Litcrawl ’18: Kaveh Akbar with Kim Hill
Oct 29, 2018 BWB Winter Series – False Divides: Lana Lopesi in conversation with Emma Ng
Oct 13, 2018 IGPS: Mike Joy and Nathan Surendran talk Biophysical Economics
Oct 9, 2018 The Open Book presents Sir James Wallace Scholarship recipients
Oct 3, 2018 IGPS: Intergenerational Income Persistence
Oct 1, 2018 IIML on Mondays: The Next Page 2
Sep 22, 2018 Q&A with Kanya Stewart and Kathleen Winter
Sep 19, 2018 Freya Daly Sadgrove
Sep 9, 2018 Dylan Horrocks and Sarah Laing @ Manawatu Writers’ Festival
Sep 7, 2018 I can’t draw Hera Lindsay Bird
Sep 1, 2018 I Can’t Draw Hera Lindsay Bird… and I’ve tried
Aug 27, 2018 IIML on Mondays: Tina Makereti in conversation with Lawrence Patchett
Aug 21, 2018 Chessie Henry in conversation with Emily Perkins @ Unity Books
Aug 13, 2018 Otter-dogs 116: Weather
Aug 13, 2018 IIML on Mondays: Anna Jackson in conversation with Helen Rickerby
Jul 31, 2018 IIML Mondays: Harry Ricketts
Jul 19, 2018 Kupu kau?
Jul 16, 2018 Notes: Tayi Tibble and Sam Duckor Jones book launch
Jul 11, 2018 Thought experiment: What would the world be like if everyone had longer necks?
Jul 9, 2018 Talk Notes: Me, Jem and Giselle
Jun 23, 2018 Out of the Fire Pit and Into the Dinosaur Pit
Jun 6, 2018 Talk Notes: Pip Adam talks to Kirsten McDougall about The New Animals
May 31, 2018 Winter Eyes: Harry Ricketts poetry launch
May 1, 2018 Chris Riddell interview for The Sapling
Apr 26, 2018 Otter-dogs 115
Apr 17, 2018 The Blue Fury 20
Mar 21, 2018 Otter-dogs 114: Swear
Mar 17, 2018 Talk notes: Gaylene Preston talks at WEGC
Mar 11, 2018 Talk Notes: NZF Writers and Readers – Sunday 11 March
Mar 10, 2018 Talk Notes: NZF Writers and Readers – Saturday 10 March
Mar 9, 2018 Talk notes: NZF Writers and Readers – Friday 9th March 2018
Mar 8, 2018 Talk notes: NZF Writers and Readers – Women Changing the World
Mar 8, 2018 The Blue Fury 19
Feb 17, 2018 Otter-dogs 113: Teeth
Dec 16, 2017 Otter-dogs 112: Definitions
Dec 10, 2017 Otter-dogs 111: Be careful where you sit
Nov 20, 2017 Talk notes: WRATE Big Day Out
Nov 11, 2017 Talk notes: Litcrawl ’17
Nov 6, 2017 Otter-dogs 110: Extended cognition
Oct 30, 2017 Otter-dogs 109: Live my life
Oct 22, 2017 Otter-dogs 108: Another me
Oct 11, 2017 Otter-dogs 107: Stolen books
Oct 8, 2017 Otter-dogs 106: Ungendered point of view
Oct 4, 2017 Otter-dogs 105: The fallacy of sunk costs
Sep 21, 2017 Otter-dogs 104: Book guilt
Sep 13, 2017 Otter-dogs 103: Hermetic
Sep 5, 2017 102 Otter-dogs: Pain and joy
Sep 2, 2017 Otter-dogs 101: Conflict for conflict’s sake
Aug 28, 2017 On leaving
Aug 24, 2017 Otter-dogs 100: Call to adventure
Aug 24, 2017 Otter-dogs 99: What language would we speak?
Aug 7, 2017 Toby Morris and Dylan Horrocks 2017
Jul 21, 2017 Talk notes: Weaving Words – 2017 NZATE conference
Jul 9, 2017 Otter-dogs 98: Vatican 3
Jul 2, 2017 The Blue Fury 18: Eating and marking
Jun 21, 2017 Otter-dogs 97: Slipping-down-in-your-shoe-socks
Jun 18, 2017 Otter-dogs 96: Dream cleverness
Jun 5, 2017 Otter-dogs 95: Prolepsis
Jun 4, 2017 Otter-dogs open mic 02: “Toilet book”
Jun 1, 2017 Otter-dogs open mic 01: “Is the case”
May 28, 2017 Otter-dogs 94: Can the past get stiff?
May 28, 2017 Otter-dogs 93: A book that ends in marriage
May 26, 2017 Otter-dogs 92: A couple of moments
May 21, 2017 Talk notes: AWF’17 – Penelope Jackson, Teju Cole and Ivan Coyote (again, again)
May 20, 2017 Talk notes: AWF’17 – Chris Kraus, Bill Manhire, Hera Lindsay Bird, Spoken Word
May 19, 2017 Talk notes: AWF Paul Beatty, Ockham winners and Nick Bollinger
May 18, 2017 Talk notes: AWF School Programme
May 17, 2017 Talk notes: The Ockhams 2017
May 14, 2017 Otter-dogs 91: “How are you?”
May 12, 2017 Talk notes: Julie Arliss on time and Oxbridge and life and stuff
May 6, 2017 Otter-dogs 90: Can an otter-dog be a cat person?
May 5, 2017 Otter-dogs 89: Has that always?
May 5, 2017 Talk notes: Ramon Narayan and Ken Arkind on poetry
Apr 28, 2017 The Blue Fury 17: Failure of imagination
Apr 26, 2017 Otter-dogs 88: Do you write your name in books?
Apr 10, 2017 Retrospectively Baader-Meinhoffing Hamilton
Apr 8, 2017 Otter-dogs 86: In ellipsis
Apr 8, 2017 Talk notes: Toby Morris in conversation with Dylan Horrocks
Apr 2, 2017 Otter-dogs 85: I’m me
Mar 26, 2017 Otter-dogs 84: Uninspiring
Mar 25, 2017 Otter-dogs 83: I’m taken with you
Mar 19, 2017 Otter-dogs 82: Ironic fun
Mar 12, 2017 Otter-dogs 81: I hope
Mar 8, 2017 Otter-dogs 80: Thought notes
Mar 2, 2017 Otter-dogs 79: The opposite of an ulcer
Feb 28, 2017 Otter-dogs 78: Something embarrassing
Feb 24, 2017 Otter-dogs 77: The tragedy of cats
Feb 19, 2017 Otter-dogs 76: The moon
Feb 16, 2017 Otter-dogs 75: Unspoken
Feb 11, 2017 Otter-dogs: This is enough
Feb 6, 2017 Otter-dogs: Is love made of strings?
Jan 30, 2017 Otter-dogs: Newton’s third law of motion, part three
Jan 30, 2017 Otter-dogs: Newton’s third law of motion, part two
Jan 30, 2017 Otter-dogs: Newton’s third law of motion, part one
Jan 29, 2017 Otter-dogs: Agape, part two
Jan 29, 2017 Otter-dogs: Agape, part one
Jan 27, 2017 The Blue Fury 16: Expectations
Jan 25, 2017 Otter-dogs: Secret acceleration
Jan 23, 2017 Otter-dogs: I can’t dance
Jan 22, 2017 Otter-dogs: Are we on the same page?
Jan 22, 2017 Otter-dogs: The unbearableness of being
Jan 20, 2017 Otter-dogs: There’s not enough time
Jan 20, 2017 Otter-dogs: The poetry of communication, part two
Jan 20, 2017 Otter-dogs: The poetry of communication, part one
Jan 18, 2017 The Blue Fury 15: Clueless
Jan 16, 2017 The Blue Fury 14: To do
Jan 15, 2017 Otter-dogs: The idea of you, part four
Jan 15, 2017 Otter-dogs: The danger of reading poetry, part two
Jan 14, 2017 Otter-dogs: Particle or wave
Jan 14, 2017 Otter-dogs: Alone Together
Jan 12, 2017 The Blue Fury 13: Making tea the long way
Jan 11, 2017 Otter-dogs: The danger of reading poetry
Jan 11, 2017 Otter-dogs: Gingernuts
Jan 11, 2017 Otter-dogs: When books attack
Jan 10, 2017 Otter-dogs: On possibility, part four
Jan 10, 2017 The World is Almost Flat
Jan 9, 2017 Otter-dogs: The idea of you
Jan 8, 2017 The Blue Fury 12: Hollow Earth Theory
Jan 7, 2017 Otter-dogs: No one is looking in the sea
Jan 7, 2017 Otter-dogs: Authors with multiple syllable names
Jan 6, 2017 Otter-dogs: Dolphins
Jan 6, 2017 Otter-dogs: Albatrosses
Jan 6, 2017 Otter-dogs: Sometimes I get afraid
Jan 4, 2017 The Blue Fury 11: Failing at teaching and learning
Jan 3, 2017 Otter-dogs: Mind hugs
Jan 2, 2017 Otter-dogs: On possibility, part three
Jan 1, 2017 Otter-dogs: On possibility, part two
Jan 1, 2017 Otter-dogs: On possibility, part one
Dec 30, 2016 Otter-dogs: Time travel and books
Dec 29, 2016 Otter-dogs: The story about the house worth of books
Dec 25, 2016 Otter-dogs: On loneliness, part four
Dec 25, 2016 Otter-dogs: On loneliness, part three
Dec 24, 2016 Otter-dogs: On loneliness, part two
Dec 24, 2016 Otter-dogs: On loneliness, part one
Dec 23, 2016 Otter-dogs: What did Hegel think of jokes?
Dec 21, 2016 Otter-dogs: Mass or weight?
Dec 20, 2016 The Blue Fury 10: Howard, Hughes and Hughes
Dec 18, 2016 Otter-dogs: The aggression of love
Dec 18, 2016 Otter-dogs: Love lives in the stomach
Dec 17, 2016 The Blue Fury 9: The love lives of ghosts
Dec 17, 2016 Otter-dogs: “I love you”
Dec 10, 2016 Otter-dogs: “Interesting”
Dec 10, 2016 Otter-dogs: Complicated feelings about rainbows
Dec 6, 2016 The delusional narrative of the over-dog, revisited
Dec 5, 2016 Otter-dogs: On book clubs
Dec 3, 2016 Otter-dogs: Interrupting reading
Nov 27, 2016 Otter-dogs: Wanting my time
Nov 27, 2016 Otter-dogs: Fear of inertia
Nov 23, 2016 Otter-dogs: Newton’s second law of motion, part two
Nov 23, 2016 Otter-dogs: Newton’s second law of motion, part one
Nov 23, 2016 Otter-dogs: Inertia and desire
Nov 19, 2016 Otter-dogs: Eternal Recurrence
Nov 12, 2016 Otter-dogs: Want
Nov 11, 2016 Otter-dogs: Narrative drive
Nov 11, 2016 Otter-dogs: More skin
Nov 7, 2016 Otter-dogs: Skin
Oct 31, 2016 Otter-dogs 18: Naut of you
Oct 31, 2016 Otter-dogs 17: Timenaut
Oct 28, 2016 Otter-dogs 16: Anger, part two
Oct 25, 2016 Otter-dogs 15: Anger part one
Oct 25, 2016 Otter-dogs: Popularity
Oct 25, 2016 Otter-dogs: Accommodating
Oct 25, 2016 Otter-dogs: Life ulcer
Oct 15, 2016 Otter-dogs 11: In friendship
Oct 14, 2016 What are the otter-dogs?
Oct 10, 2016 Otter-dogs: Bananas
Oct 8, 2016 Hiding in plain site/sight
Oct 8, 2016 Otter-dogs 09: Deus ex machina
Oct 8, 2016 Otter-dogs 08: Cake
Oct 5, 2016 Otter-dogs 07: Other colours
Oct 2, 2016 Otter-dogs 06: Stress
Sep 28, 2016 Otter-dogs 05: Fallen in
Sep 21, 2016 Otter-dogs 04: Desire
Sep 18, 2016 Otter-dogs 03: What’s next?
Sep 14, 2016 Otter-dogs 02: Chilli
Sep 14, 2016 Otter-dogs 01: dinner
Sep 1, 2016 8. Ted Hughes
Sep 1, 2016 7. Responsibility
Sep 1, 2016 6. Failure
Sep 1, 2016 5. Voldemort
Sep 1, 2016 4. Uh Huh
Sep 1, 2016 3. Introductions
Sep 1, 2016 2. Literary Taste
Sep 1, 2016 1. First Day