Author(s): Miriam Barr
Bullet Hole Riddle is a three-part narrative sequence charting one person's journey to make sense of an unwanted history. Framing personal experience as a series of collective acts, Miriam Barr's first major collection of poetry tells a story about the human psyche and the spaces between us.
"Mostly I like the surprise of images that carry complex emotional truths... There's the shock of the new... powerful and heartfelt." -- Heather McPherson
Miriam Barr is a poet and performer with a background in psychology. Her poems have appeared in such places as Landfall, JAAM, Brief, Takahe and Poetry NZ. She has performed her work widely, often in collaboration with other poets, musicians, visual artists and dancers.