The Journal of Urgent Writing 2016

Edited by Nicola Legat

Great minds share great ideas and strong views

This collection of provocative, impassioned essays by smart thinkers will tune up your intellectual engine.

Featuring: Dan Salmon on tuna • Paul McDonald on the places you’ll go • Mike Joy on river radicalism • David Hall on green growth • James Chapman and William Tunmer on why kids can’t read • Wayne Barrar on diatoms • Ridvan Firestone on obesity • Mike Grimshaw on Christchurch • Richard Shaw on why the kids don’t vote • Kerry Taylor on spies • Claire Robinson on grey hair • Peter Meihana on Māori privilege • Krushil Watene on water ownership • Jeff McNeill on Messines • Chris Gallavin on murder • Teena Brown Pulu on being Pasifika and Māori • Jarrod Gilbert on gangs, lies and statistics • Paula Morris on a road-end in Denmark • Paul Thomas on shallowness • David Slack on the melancholy of fifty-something.

  • CATEGORY: Creative arts, Social issues
  • ISBN: 978-0-9941300-6-8
  • ESBN: 978-0-9941363-9-8
  • PUBLISHER: Massey University Press
  • IMPRINT: Massey University Press
  • PUBLISHED: 11/11/2016
  • PAGE EXTENT: 304
  • FORMAT: Soft cover
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Nicola Legat is the publisher at Massey University Press, and has had a distinguished career in journalism.