Sam Duckor-Jones

Sam Duckor-Jones is a writer and artist from Wellington (NZ). He uses poetry, sculpture and drawing to examine queerness, intimacy and community. His first poetry collection, People From The Pit Stand Up (2018), received wide critical acclaim. He is currently working on a set of new poems that consider creation, narcissism and God. It’s a riot!



Poetry Readings

In one luxurious, uninterrupted hour, poets Anne Carson, Sam Duckor-Jones, Anna Jacobson, Emma Lew, Philip Salom and Alex Skovron take us on an audible journey and remind us of the power of the written and spoken word. Hosted by Barbara Kamler.

May 3, 2020

Fake It Till You Make It: Closing Night

Fake news, fake selves, fake living, authenticity, imposter syndrome. As a society we are obsessed with what is real and what is artifice. Stories have the ability to be an antidote, transcending these categories, but they might also lead us further into a fog of illusions. Fabulous playwright Elise Hearst will steer us through this…

May 7, 2020