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Rosetta Allan

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Rosetta Allan’s novel, Purgatory, was published by Penguin and was selected by Apple Books as one of 2014’s best reads. Rosetta has received the Kathleen Grattan Poetry Award, the Metonymy Best Poem Award, a South Pacific Pictures internship, a Wallace Foundation MCW Scholarship, a Michael King Writers Centre Writers Residency, and was the 2019 University of Waikato & Creative NZ Writer in Residence. In 2016, she was the St Petersburg Art Resident in Russia, where she researched her second novel The Unreliable People. Her latest novel, Crazy Love, was released August 2021. remained on the Nielsen Weekly Bestsellers list for two months, and was selected as an Apple iBook ‘Top Ten Best Reads of 2014’.
In 2016, Rosetta was the first New Zealan
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Average rating: 4.14 · 230 ratings · 47 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Purgatory

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New essay published in Griffith Review

Griffith Review #48
Enduring Legacies
Essay by Rosetta Allan - 'Dear Mother - Songs of the Kamikaze'
Released April 15, 2015.
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