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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Saige is a New Zealand based writer who has travelled and landed home in the seaside village of New Brighton. She's lived and written in other landing places from Paris to Eastern Europe, the Pacific Islands, and the Middle East. In her former life as a journalist she was published by the British Daily Telegraph, the Financial Times and United Press International during stints of revolution-hopping in conflict zones. As a fiction writer, Saige graduated from the International Institute in Modern Letters (IIML) in Wellington with an MA in Creative Writing. Her poetry has been published in Turbine, Bravado, and Blackmail Press among others

Saige Vendome England



Our baby will be clay-made with keener
eyes and a wider soul, she will not sell
like other babies, she will cry her
own name. She will wander
worlds in scarlet slippers.
She will net stars and
bring them to our
tents. Our baby
will bury us