I didn't know a lot about the Rainbow Warrior story, so I enjoyed seeing history being brought to life in touching and funny ways at Bronwyn Elsmore's new play Fallout. At a time when we're facing social problems that seem out of individual control it was heartening to be reminded that New Zealanders can make a difference when we work together on the issues that matter.
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2023 Burns fellow Kathryn van Beek has an MA from Victoria University Wellington - Te Herenga Waka’s International Institute of Modern Letters. She is a winner of the Mindfood Short Story Competition and the Headland Prize. Her collection of short stories, Pet, is available as a podcast, and her work has also appeared in Overland, takahē, Newsroom, and the Sunday Star-Times. She lives in UNESCO City of Literature Ōtepoti Dunedin with her two rescue cats.