The anthology contains a selection of works published in the 2017 to 2020 editions of the Nelson based literary and arts online journal, kiss me hardy(external link).
Much of the work in the anthology was produced by students on the Diploma in Writing for Creative Industries. Additional works also came from students and staff on the Diploma in Arts and Design and the Bachelor of Arts and Media programmes. All poetry and prose writers, across New Zealand, who submit work to the kiss me hardy online journal must have undertaken a course in creative writing.
There are 58 works from 30 writers and five artists featured in the book. These include 19 prose (essays and short story fiction,) 37 poems and eight artworks.
The Space Between features artwork from Kirsten Cooper on the cover, which inspired the anthology’s title. It conveys how words and art fill the spaces or divides between people, enabling them to share their common experiences.
The Space Between, printed by CopyPress Nelson is $25. Copies are available to purchase by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Invitation to The Space Between launch:
Date: Thursday 8 April
Venue: G Block, Atrium NMIT
Please RSVP: email@example.com