A message to book-lovers from Awa Press

We want to thank you for your wonderful support during the lockdown and all the weeks following. We are proud of our government for keeping everyone in our country safe and our spirits high. We are proud of all New Zealanders for their determination and courage. Please keep supporting New Zealand businesses like Awa Press. This is how the economic recovery will happen.

Kia kaha - stay safe.
The team at Awa Press

Linda Collins

Linda Collins is a New Zealand journalist who has worked on newspapers in Sydney and London and is now based in Singapore with her husband Malcolm McLeod. She edits political stories for The Straits Times and also used to write a monthly column in Singapore’s Sunday Times. Collins has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington. Her creative nonfiction and poetry has appeared in the institute’s literary journal Turbine, and The Freerange Journal, Swamp Living, The Fib Review, Cordite Poetry Review and The Blue Nib. In 2020 she received an International Excellence Scholarship to the University of East Anglia, UK.

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