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The Vernacularist

The central kaupapa of Wāhine – Women is to celebrate the work, lives and thoughts of women in Aotearoa, New Zealand, specifically those involved in unique cultural, social, scientific and creative processes. Wāhine – Women is a special edition of The Vernacularist and includes critical articles, interviews, photography, illustration and more.

The Vernacularist is a series of journals from the Depot Press, edited by Erin Forsyth, dedicated to exploring the evolving cultural identity and vernacular culture of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Articles about and by wāhine – women featured in this edition include: Aimee Luna, Ainsley Duyvestyn-Smith, Alison Quigan, Anne McKay, ARCO (Ana Heremaia, Felicity Brenchley and Ruby Watson), Clara Chon, Cleo Barnett, Danielle Street, Emily Miller-Sharma, Esther Deans, Holli McEntegart, Imogen Taylor, Jacinda Rogers, Jade Tang, Joanna Ruth Galvin, Kate Tindall Lum, Kristine Crabb, Laura Marsh, Liz Maw, Mahala Rose Harwood, Margaret Lawlor-Bartlett, Megan Dowie, Melanie Harvey, Olivia Laita, Ophelia King, Rachel Jane Liebert, Riemke Ensing, Robyn Gibson, Sash, Y.E.S Collective (Hayley Caudwell and Jane Park), Xöe Hall, Yasmine Ganley and WILPF – the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom.

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