The New Animals
PIP ADAM gained an MA in Creative Writing with Distinction from Victoria University in 2007, and a PhD in 2012. Her PhD project explores how engineers describe the built environment.
Her work has appeared in Sport, Glottis, Turbine, Landfall, Lumiere Reader, Hue & Cry, Metro and Blackmail Press, and she received an Arts Foundation of New Zealand New Generation Award in 2012. Her first collection of short stories, Everything We Hoped For won the NZ Post Best First Book Award in 2011. In 2013 she published her first novel, I'm Working on a Building. The New Animals is her second novel.
"Pip Adam is one of the most exciting new writers around." Damien Wilkins.
"Adam knows how to brew a story to its essence and to infuse an emotional undercurrent that is deeply affecting" - Paula Green, NZ Herald