Rebecca Hawkes (she/her) is a Wellington-based poet and painter who grew up on a farm near Methven. Her first book, Meat Lovers, was released this year. She is a co-editor for the online literary journal Sweet Mammalian and the climate poetry anthology, No Other Place To Stand.
Events at Word
THE MUSEUM OF UNRULY DESIRESThursday, 1 September 6:00 pm
Take an after-dark tour of the museum, with poets waiting beside favourite taonga to read work that illuminates these treasures in surprising ways.
NO OTHER PLACE TO STAND: CREATIVITY AND CLIMATE CHANGESaturday, 3 September 4:30 pm
How do we adapt, mitigate and create in response to the climate crisis? Can good writing get us past the language of science and policy to where the ecological and human meet?