The Metonymy Team 2010

Christian Jensen  (Creative Director)
Christian has been performing with the Literatti since 2008 and is taking over as creative director in 2011. He is one the co-ordinators of Poetry Live, one of the ediors of the Live Lines anthology and directed the Global Eyes/Feet/Voice project. His work has been published in such places as Snorkel, The Hay(na)ku Anthology, Otoliths and the Sidestream. His book, Zin Uru (soapbox press) was released in 2008.

Renee Liang (Creative Director)
Renee Liang is a poet, playwright and fiction writer.  She has most recently been an MC at Poetry Live, and is shortly to publish her fourth chapbook of poetry, Toward the Cyclone. Her full length plays, Lantern and The Bone Feeder, toured in 2009 and 2010.  Renee has been published in the New Zealand Listener, JAAM, Blackmail Press, Tongue in your Ear, Sidestream and Magazine. She also reviews theatre and arts for The Lumière Reader.  She likes to talk and says yes far too often.

Rosetta Allan (Creative Director)
Rosetta Allan is an Auckland based poet. Her first volume, ‘Little Rock,’ was published early 2007. Her second book ‘Over lunch’ was released in May 2010. Her poetry has appeared in several NZ literary journals including Blackmail press, Takahe and NZ Poetry, as well as one Australian (Short and Twisted). She is a regular reader at poetry events and completed her BA English/Linguistics in 2008. Also in 2008, she received mentorship by Elizabeth Smither.

Meng Koach (Designer)
Meng has designed for some of New Zealand’s major magazine titles. He likes to keep himself busy, working on self initiated creative projects with mates as well as freelance design work. He has always been drawn to the interesting and unpredictable outcomes when people from different creative disciplines come together to produce something quite unique. Much of his design work reflects this method of creating.

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