Waybread & Flax

Belinda Diepenheim


“Almanac, history, lament, proclamation. Poems that wear their green uniforms the way we did at school. Tuned to everything underneath them. Elegant as Chanel suits. Tough as.” — Janet Charman

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Belinda grew up in Wellington and worked as a horticulturalist in the Botanic Gardens and Otari Native Plant Museum. She now lives in Ashhurst in the Manawatu. Belinda won the International Writers’ Workshop Kathleen Grattan award for a sequence of poems in 2013, which is the backbone of Waybread & Flax.

About the author

Belinda Diepenheim has published in a variety of New Zealand and international magazines and ezines including Landfall, Poetry NZ, Takahe and Snorkel. She is a graduate from the 2011 Iowa Poetry Workshop at Victoria University.

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