Other Writings

Selected Short Writing:

The Nun & the Bandit in Tin House online

How to Date a Writer, The Rumpus

9 Ways to Break Up & Not be Friends, ThoughtCatalog.com

Luxury” Thursdaze, Akashic Books.com

Life Invisible: on Hamish Clayton, New Zealand Books

“Fiery World,” excerpted in POST Magazine

“Ashes” On the ashes of Kurt Cobain, GARGOYLE


52 Men, Red Hen Press, September 2015

Excerpts in:

  • The Rumpus (Feature Article) “Five Easy Pieces”
  • Tin House Open Blog (Three Stories)
  • Gargoyle 64 (Feature)
  • Fiction Advocate (Five stories)
  • KGB Lit Bar (“Jonathan”)

Miss Me A Lot Of,  Victoria University Press, New Zealand, 2007

  • Excerpted in Random House’s Best New Zealand Fiction 1
  • Optioned for film
  • Finalist, Institute of Modern Letters
  • 18,000 Grant Creative New Zealand
  •  Miss Me Reviews & Giveaway

Since You Ask, Akashic Books New York, 2004; Stolitsa Press, Moscow 2005

  • Winner of the James Jones First Novel Award
  • Optioned for Film

Selected Book Reviews by Louise Wareham Leonard:

“Life invisible” by Louise Wareham Leonard, Review of The Pale North, Hamish Clayton, New Zealand Books, Summer 2015.

 “Sentences by James Hynes Using the Word Middle-Age In No Particular Order, Up to Page 05” Nympholespy.net 9/30/2011

Anthropology of an American Girl, by Hilary Thayer Hamman, August 21-27 010, The Listener

“Starry-eyed in New York”, Review of Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann, August 22-28 2009 The Listener

Festival of Miracles,” Review of Alice Tawhai in Leafsalo

Additional Reviews in The New Zealand Listener, The Dominion Post, LeafSalon: Adrienne Miller, Tracy Chevalier, Nicole Krauss, DBC Pierre, Julian Barnes, Katherine Harrison, Mark Kurlansky, Marina Lewycka, Tina Shaw, T C Boyle, Sean Wilsey, J M Coetzee and others


Artist Books, Art News Australia

“Miss Me A Lot Of” Hotel Amerika

“Empire State,” Quarter After Eight


“Every Angel is Terrifying: Four Love Pacts and a Suicide” (non-fiction)

History: The story of my relationship with a reform school boy over 12 years in 80s and 90s Manhattan




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