Freya Daly Sadgrove

  • When: 8th Mar 2:35pm
  • Where: Living Wage Stage
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Freya Daly Sadgrove is a writer, performer and theatre maker from Pōneke. Her poetry has appeared in various publications in Aotearoa, Australia and the US – most recently in Tell Me Like You Mean It, Sport, and The Spinoff. Her first book, Head Girl, will be released in February 2020 with Victoria University Press.

She has recently appeared in Massive Crushes with My Accomplice, Ancient Shrines and Half-Truths with Binge Culture Collective, and Tiny Deaths in the inaugural Tahi Festival. You can find more of her work at

"Her delivery was flawless. She paused for audible gasps and groans from the audience at particularly sensational and exposing details, barely containing her laughter at the overwhelming awkwardness of the thing."

Steven Toussaint, TheSpinOff

"Her poems are funny, rude, real, and outrageous and your mum will pretend she doesn't like them, but she'll totally be into them too."

Hannah Mettner, NZBookAwards