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Rae Joyce is an AUT award winning graphic poet, was mentored by Dylan Horrocks and features in New Zealand Comics and Graphic Novels (Hicksville Press).

Her graphic work has been published in international poetry and academic journals, and she was invited to be the first graphic artist published in the University of Stockholm journal Two Thirds North.

In 2013, she was Artist in Residence at Counterexample Poetics.

Since 2009, she has authored a popular comics, art and literature blog and from 2011 – 2012, she drew and published a page a day of the epic graphic web comic/poem Escape Behaviours. She has just been selected to participate in the NZ Book Council Graphic Novelist Residency Exchange in Auckland and Taiwan.

AKA Rachel J Fenton, she is currently a finalist in the Dundee International Book Prize, judged by Neil Gaiman and Ellie Catton voting Booker judge Stuart Kelly.

She won Plymouth University’s 7th annual Short Fiction Competition and was shortlisted for The Royal Society of New Zealand Manhire Prize, the Fish International Poetry Prize, Fish One Page Prize, the 6th annual Short Fiction Competition, the Binnacle Ultra Short Competition, and other listings include the The Kathleen Grattan Award, Bristol Prize and the Sean O’ Faolain International Short Story Competition. Her work is published in JAAM, Brief, Otoliths, Blackmail Press, The Stinging Fly Magazine, Short Fiction #7, and many others, and has been anthologised.

She is features editor for Flash Frontier, was a guest reader at the National Flash Fiction Day celebrations, Page to Stage, and the 2013 Plymouth International Book Festival.

Works at the Janet Frame House, Otago.

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Three Words Blog

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