Kathleen McLeod is a Tainui wāhine, anarchist, and writer from Aotearoa. Kathleen lives and works on the unceded sovereign lands of the Jagera and Turrbal nations in Ahitereiria. Her work has previously been published in the anthology Chorus by Saul Williams, Banango Street, Three Word Chant, Sunlitm and Clouddthroat. She was a co-writer on the play Schimchong: Daughter Overboard, which premiered at World Theatre Festival in Meanjin in 2016. Her poetic mythology is concerned with ancestral grief and personal wounding, decolonisation, embodiment, healing, and intimacy.
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