Dominic Hoey is an author, playwright and poet based in Tamaki Makaurau. His debut novel, Iceland was a New Zealand bestseller and was long-listed for the 2018 Ockham Book Award. His new book of poetry I Thought We’d Be Famous is out on Dead Bird Books October 24th.
His autobiographical play Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina, a dark comedy about living with auto-immune disease, was nominated for best new playwright at the Wellington theatre awards.
In a former life, Dominic was an MC battle and slam-poetry champion. He’s performed his spoken-word poetry in Australia, Europe, England, Japan, and America.