‘I write to savour the world’s details.’
Angela Trolove is a writer and reviewer. She reviews theatre and dance for Theatreview NZ. Her poems have appeared in Best New Zealand Poems, Landfall, and Blackmail Press. She has just completed her first literary fiction novel, a novel which was selected for the NZSA 2020 Complete Manuscript Assessment Programme.
Raised in the Waimakariri district, Trolove now bases herself in Dunedin. After studying creative writing at the University of Otago and completing a Bachelor of Visual Arts, she first worked as a biographer with the NZ Hospice. Over three years in Italy teaching ESOL and picking apples, she fell in love with the challenge of translation. She is currently working on a collection of short stories about the quotidian.
Her prose has been described as imagistic, original and engaging.