Rose Northey is an Auckland born, Wellington based Poet and Illustrator. After growing up in amateur theaters, Rose discovered spoken word poetry in 2015 and instantly fell in love with its flexibility of expression and performance aspects. Her work has been showcased in arts festivals, theaters, bars, libraries, cafes and Auckland’s comedy club. She was voted performance poet people’s choice at the 2018 going west writers festival. She runs the group “What’s Happening Auckland Poetry?” which enables people to access all of Auckland’s many poetry events from one location.