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"The Facts is mesmerisingly beautiful, and shocking in its intensity. This is already one of my favourite New Zealand books. It won’t make you feel better." 

 - Hera Lindsay Bird

"...beautiful, diaphanous and startling."

- Metro, June 2018

"...this book is equally emotional and insightful."

 - Weekend Herald, March 2018

"The poet is honest and intelligent and the title poem marks a moving eight-page sequence...this is gorgeous stuff."

 - Otago Daily Times, June 2018

"Therese’s collection takes you deep into personal experience...It makes you feel as much as it makes you think. It is a riveting read."

 - Paula Green, NZ Poetry Shelf