Publications & Appearances


Doctoral Thesis, ‘The Act of Writing in Coni Text’ submitted through the University of Newcastle, N.S.W.


‘POSTPOETRY: Writing the act of, and the act to,’ Axon: Creative Explorations, Vol 11, No 1, July 2021,


Reign of Contexti: A Libretto. Theatrelab with The Relationship, New York, April 8th, 2018.

Reign of Contexti, A Room of One’s Own Works on Paper, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, April 4-22, 2018.

‘OH POOR TUNE DITTY’, ‘GUARANTEED FOREVER’, ‘leave waves’, ‘Hermit woken to use sword’, Exostale 3 Changning District, SOd Press.


‘Pain is just French for bread, or exercises in Stein’s continuous present’ Revue Post, Vol 1, No 1, November 2017.

Reign of Contexti–Venice,  Anima Mundi opening alongside Venice Biennale #57, May 13th, 2017.

Feedback release: RITUALS – ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL | Venice 2017

Lounge 54, Old Government House, Auckland, March 29th, 2017.

Six Pack Sound Recorded March 29th,  2017 at LOUNGE 54 and July 4th, 2016 at the University of Auckland, by Tim Page, sound engineer.

MY WORD IS AS GOOD AS (gone / gold = golden) Performance Writing Symposium, University of Auckland, Auckland, March 22nd, 2017.

‘Contexti weaves and leaves’ Axon: Creative Explorations, Vol 7, No 1, April 2017.

Silent reading of academic paper Proprioception, Poetics, and Performance Writing, at the ‘Performing, Writing’ Symposium, Massey University, Wellington. March 15th, 2017.

Vitamin S, Wine Cellar, Auckland, February 13th, 2017.


Review in Cordite October 24, 2016.

Finalist for the 2016 Biennale Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women Playwrights.

(Please note Poetry.Org have listed Kelly as a semi-finalist but it has been confirmed from The Relationship she was a finalist. It is also hoped Kelly’s work will be read in New York in 2018.)

‘Powerball’ Snorkel #23, September 2016. ISSN: 1833-7880

Lounge 48, Old Government House, Auckland, March 23rd, 2016.

Vitamin S, Wine Cellar, Auckland, March 21st, 2016.

White Night (with Robert Sullivan and friends). Auckland Arts Festival, Auckland, March 12th, 2016.

Vitamin S, Wine Cellar, Auckland, February 22nd, 2016.


Lisa Samuels (Ed.). Over Hear: Six Types of Poetry Experiment in Aotearoa / New Zealand. Tinfish Press.

Lisa Samuels (Ed.). ‘handmade production’ The Capilano Review Pacific poetries 3:26 Spring 2015.

Code Gala, PhD Fundraiser, July 17th, 2015


Titirangi Library reading with Wystan Curnow, June 13th, 2015.

Lounge 42, Old Government House, Auckland, March 25th, 2015.


‘nanny’s place’ brief 51, 2014, 4. ISSN: 1175-9313

‘Passable Poem,’ ‘Tissue’ and ‘Textual Analysis’ Deep South, University of Otago.

‘aye to sea’ and ‘brilliant mistake missing me’ Shearsman 97 & 98 Kelvin Corcoran (ed.) 2013, 75 – 77. ISBN: 978-1-84861-303-4 ISSN: 0260-8049

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Malone, K. (2013) ‘Kinetic deliberations’ and ‘Kinaesthetic deliberation’  Live Lines 5: A Poetry Live Anthology. Auckland: Poetry Live Publishing, 2013.  ISSN: 1178-7767

Ark Bookstore, Copenhagen, Denmark, Skype Reading, August 9th, 2014.

Lounge 36, Old Government House, Auckland, March 26th, 2014.


‘Re-Morse’ PotRoast, 11, 2013, 6. ISSN: 1176-3116

‘Kelly Malone reports on a poetry launch’ Beattie’s Book Blog – unofficial homepage of the New Zealand book community.>

‘SOS Olson’ fillingStation 57 Caitlin Cummings (ed.) 2013, 20-23. ISSN: 1198-0060

NEE MISS Exhibition, Development Air, Newmarket, Auckland, October 24th, 2013.

Circadian Rhythm Cafe, Dunedin, June 19th, 2013.


‘crafting tension between lyric and narrative’ and ‘line of the signs’ brief 46, 2012, 44-46. ISSN: 1175-9313

‘Re-Morse’ PotRoast, 9, 2012, 30-32. ISSN: 1176-3116

‘Dark Matter’ SWAMP 10, 2012. ISSN: 1836-0106

‘Showcase – Kelly Malone’ PotRoast , April 2012.

Lounge 29, Old Government House, Auckland, October 17th, 2012.

Intrepid Music Project, Art Depot, Devonport, August 12th, 2012.


a kiss on a balcony, don, the world is going to end today  ‘Word of Mouth’, May 20th 2011, Nottingham Writers’ Studio. <>

Lounge 18, Old Government House, Auckland, March 30th, 2011.

Master of Arts by paper, and 15,000 word dissertation submitted.


‘get more reads on your poetry’ NZEPC HOME & AWAY 2010, 2010.

‘behind me it is dark’ and ‘a place not even birds would fly over’ and ‘five black swans’ Arts and Minds Link Conference 2010 Programme, University of Auckland, 2010.

Lounge 17, Old Government House, Auckland, October 20th, 2010.

A Million Poems at the Library, Auckland Public Library July 30th, 2010.

Dean of Arts Function for Donors and Student Scholars, Fale Pacifika, University of Auckland, April 22nd, 2010.


‘Doing’ Potroast 3, 2009: 22. ISSN: 1176-3116

Master of Creative Writing, 100 page poetry manuscript submitted.

Lounge 9, Old Government House, Auckland, August 26th, 2009.

Writers on Mondays, ‘New Voices’ Auckland Art Gallery, Art Lounge New Gallery, July 20th, 2009.

Lounge 7, Old Government House, Auckland April 29th, 2009.


‘Give in.’ Before the Sirocco. Ed. Joanna Preston. Wellington: NZPS, 2008: 43. ISBN: 978-0-473-13975-9

New Zealand Poetry Society Anthology 2008 Launch, Turnbull House, Wellington, November 8th, 2008.


‘Moishe’ and ‘Diaspora’ Turbine 07, 2007.




Conference Seminar / Workshop Presentations


Proprioception, Poetics, and Performance Writing, Performing, Writing Symposium, Massey University, Wellington. March 2017.


Unframing Poetry, Australian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) ‘Writing the ghost train’ Conference, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, December 2015.


Almost Here, Australian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) ‘Minding the Gap’ Conference, Massey University, Wellington, November 2014.


My poetry vergers on the edge of a ledge end, Australian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) ‘Creative Manoeuvres’ Conference, Canberra University, November 2013.


Crafty Manoeuvres, IFTE ‘Much Ado About English’ Conference, Auckland, April 2011.


Teaching Film to Boys, NZATE Annual Conference, Manukau, 2004.

Articles in Non-refereed journals

Malone, K. (2005) ‘Why teach “Master and Commander”?’ English in Aotearoa, (57), pp 40-41. 2005: 40-41. ISSN: 01 13-7867

Teaching Resources

Malone, K. (2010) Experiencing Poetry Through Matariki, ‘A Million Poems for Matariki.’ NZEPC.

Other Invited Presentations

Panel Discussion ‘Liberated voices, form beyond form, and going on your nerve’ Creative Manoeuvres, Australian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP) Canberra University, November 2013.

Further appearances

Malone, K. (2014) Give Me That Deep Water Talk ‘Deep Water Talk.’ Dir. Makyla Curtis <>

Malone, K. (2011) a kiss on a balcony, don, the world is going to end today  ‘Word of Mouth’. Nottingham Writers’ Studio. <>

Kelly Malone on Vimeo

Sound recordings

Six Pack Sound

Recorded 4 July 2016 at the University of Auckland, and 29 March 2017 at LOUNGE 54.
Tim Page, sound engineer.




‘language in sit you’ 12 Chapcards 150×105 cm. Production of 16

‘abstract composition’ (2012) Handmade 1/1 <>

‘thread box’ (2012) Handmade production of 20 <>

‘miss me’ (2010) Production of 100