Hue & Cry

Autobiography of a Marguerite

In this profound, book-length poem, Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle undoes the self right back to the nucleus and explores an extraordinary event in her life: an anonymous illness that swamps her and the lives of her ill-at-ease family. A mother who is lean with her cooking, a philandering father, and a narrator with ever swelling wrists and limbs. Butcher-McGunnigle's poetry evokes Anne Carson and Thalia Field. It is original, startling writing.
- Sonja Yelich.

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Rachel O'Neill
One Human in Height

'...The balance between the matter-of-fact tone, the surreal situation and the yearning for human contact is stunning ... O'Neill's tongue sings, her eye is objective, her heart compassionate.' - NZ Listener

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Issue Eight Holidays

Includes new artist pages by Nick Austin, Louise Menzies, John Ward Knox, and Imogen Taylor. As well as new stories by Gemma Bowker-Wright, John Summers, and Rachel O'Neill, a translation of the Vietnamese-born writer Linda Le by Sian Robyns, and new poems by Sarah Jane Barnett, Harry Ricketts, Amy Brown, and Hera Lindsay Bird.

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Hue & Cry is a 170mm by 240mm literary slash art journal & publishing press based in New Zealand.

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Hue & Cry accepts unsolicited submissions. Send us your writing and/or art submission here.