Escalator Press

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We’re riding the wave of change sweeping through the publishing industry. We offer high quality publishing values, a raft of distinctive writing voices, a new operating model  – and a great read.

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New release

In A Vase and a Vast Sea, poetry and prose rustle against the window, scatter palm fronds across the road and sneak off to the movies on a Tuesday.

Edited by Jenny Nimon, this collection reunites much-loved poets and authors from Whitireia’s Creative Writing Programme.

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