Online publications only…


That gasp in your teeth (from “High Clouds” — winner of the Kathleen Grattan Prize for a Sequence of Poems, 2021)

Elegy (Vallum, 2021 — second place in Vallum Poetry Award)

Kilometres (Love in the time of Covid, 2021)

Nest (Plumwood Mountain, 2020 — edited by Jonathan Skinner)

Poem: Flaunted temporality and interview (Poetry Shelf, 2020)

Two poems (Empty Mirror, 2020)

The time has come for you to lip sync (Cordite, 2020)

Our expanding consciousness (Into the Void, 2019)

2 poems (Peach Mag, 2019)

Falling into water (amberflora, 2019)

@Lesbian_animals (Cordite 88, 2018)

Thursday 19th October Erasure Poem B (Plumwood Mountain, 5:1, 2018)

2 poems (Matador Review, Fall 2017)

6 poems (Jacket 2, 2017)


Untitled in exhibition Made from local and imported ingredients by Orissa Keane & Min-Young Her (Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 2021)

Respect | the | rāhui (Te Tuhi, 2018-2019)

non-hyphenated (ARTSPACE, March 2018)

Sunshine Sacrifices (Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 2017)

Essays / creative nonfiction

Future strata accompanies Charlotte Parallel’s exhibition Unstable contacts (Audio Foundation, 2022)

ɪˈməːdʒ(ə)nsi/ /ɪˈməːdʒ on Deborah Rundle’s exhibition Tomorrow is Today Now (Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 2022)

The restorative potential of earth-centred practices (runner-up to the Michèle Whitecliffe Art Writing Prize, Auckland Art Gallery, 2021)

Reparative Intimacy: On reparative practices and intimacy with nonhuman life in the work of five Aotearoa artists (ARTNOW, 2021)

Crunchify object (on Judy Darragh and Sean Kerr’s exhibition In Kahoots at the Christchurch Art Gallery (B. Christchurch Art Gallery Bulletin, 2020)

Plants, love, and multispecies engagements: A conversation from Finland Robyn Maree Pickens and Essi Kausalainen (Contemporary HUM, 2020)

On Rats Bones — Parasite and Daniel John Corbett Sanders presents Ali Senescall, Tash Keddy, and Samuel Te Kani (May Fair Art Fair, 2020)

Life in the Interior — Sorawit Songsataya (Auckland Art Gallery brochure, 2019)

One-not-one (Adam Art Gallery, 2018)

Representing Women: Ann Shelton’s Dark Matter at the Christchurch Art Gallery (B. Christchurch Art Gallery Bulletin, 2017)

It’s not a life (Takahē Essay Competition – “First prize” 2017)

We ask so much of them (Turbine | Kapohau, IIML, 2016)

This mud body (Enjoy Gallery, 2015)

Forest satyagraha (Enjoy Gallery, 2015)


Scout (New Zealand Flash Fiction – “Commended” 2017)

Four weeks (Queen Mob’s Teahouse, 2017)

Art & poetry reviews 

Aftermath: On Steve Carr’s exhibition Making Time (Michael Lett, May 2022)

I See Mycelium / I Hear the Sound of Breaking Glass: Georgette Brown at Blue Oyster (Vernacular February 2022)

The contingencies of passion: Mercedes Azpilicueta’s Bondage of Passions, at Gasworks, London (The Art Paper, June 2021)

The Treachery of Words (and Images) (Landfall Review online, June 2021)

The Politics of (In)Visibilities: Reviews of Imogen Taylor’s Sapphic Fragments (book) and Llew Summers: Body and Soul by John Newton (Landfall Review online, December 2020)

A long line of worshippers — essay/review of Fire-lit kettle (group exhibition) at Enjoy Gallery (2020)

Gretchen Albrecht: Between gesture and geometry by Luke Smythe (Landfall Review online, July 2019)

Poetry Shelf classic poem: Robyn Maree Pickens picks Joanna Margaret Paul’s ‘For Felix’ (NZ Poetry Shelf, May 2019)

We are Recirculated Assemblages: Louise Menzies at Hocken Collections (The Pantograph Punch, April 2019)

Microcosms and ecosystems: the 2018-2019 Taipei Biennial (Art + Australia online, 2019)

Colours of a Life: The life and times of Douglas MacDiarmid by Anna Cahill (Landfall Review online, February 2019)

Performing Textiles by Kawita Vatanajyankur (ArtAsiaPacific online, 2018)

Performing Textiles by Kawita Vatanajyankur (The Pantograph Punch, 2018) – scroll down, it’s the last one!

toot floor by Campbell Patterson (Circuit, April 2018) (different from my one in Pantograph Punch – below)

A TransPacific Poetics edited by Lisa Samuels and Sawako Nakayasu (Jacket 2, 2018)

toot floor by Campbell Patterson (The Pantograph Punch, 2018) – scroll down, it’s the last one!

From Unincorporated Territory [lukao] by Craig Santos Perez (Rain Taxi, 2018)

A Pool is not the Ocean by Louisa Afoa (The Pantograph Punch, 2017) – scroll down, it’s the last one!

the merrier by Miranda Parkes (The Pantograph Punch, 2017) – scroll down, it’s the last one!

Ann Shelton’s Dark Matter (Art + Australia online, 2017)

One knowledge worker: A review of Martin Thompson’s ‘Eight Works’ (The Pantograph Punch, 2017)

The Heat of Ritual: A review of Kushana Bush’s ‘The Burning Hours’ (The Pantograph Punch, 2016)

Pressing Singularities: Tendai John Mutambu in conversation with Robyn Maree Pickens (A Year of Conscious Practice – The Physics Room & Blue Oyster Art Project Space, 2016)

From a deep burial pit: Abbra Kotlarczyk (North Projects, 2016)