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Conventional Weapons

Conventional Weapons
 

Conventional Weapons is Tracey Slaughter's first full poetry collection. In these dark, lyrical poems, Slaughter closely observe the textures of the world and the beauty and depravity of human nature.

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ISBN 9781776562206
Published 9 May 2019 by Victoria University Press
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Slaughter, Tracey
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ISBN-13 9781776562206
ISBN-10 1776562208
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Victoria University Press
Imprint Victoria University Press
Publication Date 9 May 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Slaughter, Tracey
Category Poetry Texts & Anthologies
Family, Home & Self Help
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Poetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 821.92
Catalogue Code 978591

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Conventional Weapons is Tracey Slaughter's first full poetry collection. In these dark, lyrical poems, Slaughter closely observe the textures of the world and the beauty and depravity of human nature.

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Author's Bio

Tracey Slaughter is the author of the highly acclaimed short story collection deleted scenes for lovers (VUP, 2016). Her first collection of poems and short stories, her body rises, was published by Random House (2005), and her novella The Longest Drink in Town by Pania Press (2015). Her short fiction has received numerous awards, including the international Bridport Prize 2014, a 2007 NZ Book Month Award, and BNZ Katherine Mansfield Awards in 2004 and 2001. She won the 2015 Landfall Essay Competition, and was the recipient of the 2010 Louis Johnson New Writers Bursary. She teaches Creative Writing at Waikato University.

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