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Short Story: A Question of Morals

“You both need to understand this: if you’re not at the top of the class then you’re at the bottom."

First published in Newsroom, September 11th, 2021. Read Jackie's story here.

Short Story: House of Dragons

"Katie held her breath—she always did at the moment the backdrop of Hong Kong gave way to the wild jungle paradise of the family home, an unexpected oasis in the city of concrete and smog."

First published in Headland Journal, November 2021. Read Jackie's story here.

Blog Post: A Love of Food & Writing

Headland Journal asked me about my 'other love' outside of writing, and how that feeds into my creative life. This was my response.

First published in the Headland Journal blog, January 2022. Read Jackie's post here.

Review: Flight of the Bird-Woman

"Hereaka's skill lies not only in being an excellent storyteller but also in crafting characters who leap off the page, hold you down and insist that you listen to them."

A review of Whiti Hereaka's Kurangaituku. First published in Newsroom, January 2022. Read Jackie's review here.

Essay: 27 Teeth

"Some people grow too many teeth. Jackie Lee Morrison grew 27 too many."

First published in The Spinoff's Sunday Essay, August 2022. Read Jackie's essay here.

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