She is a writer from Wellington. Her debut collection of poems Hera Lindsay Bird, released in 2016, was a spectacular success and received the Ockham New Zealand Book Award for the best poetry debut. In 2017, she won the prize of Jessie McKay for the best debut and the Sarah Broom Award for the best poetry. Also in 2017 she was a laureate of the Arts Foundation New Generation award. Hailed as the most promising young poet of New Zealand.