MaryJane Thomson

MaryJane Thomson

MaryJane Thomson (@ThomsonMaryjane) is an artist, writer and photographer living in Wellington, New Zealand. Her poems have appeared in Black Mail Press, Valley Micropress and broadsheet. Her first book, a memoir Sarah Vaughan is Not my Mother (Awa Press, 2013), was one of the year's best books at Radio NZ and was widely reviewed in NZ papers/magazines. Kim Hill interviewed Thomson in 2013.

In 2015, the international website Outcryer (USA) featured her poetry.

List of Publications


Lonely Earth (HeadworX, 2015)
Fallen Grace (HeadworX/The Night Press, 2014)
Songs of the City (HeadworX, 2016)


Sarah Vaughan is Not my Mother (Awa Press, 2013)