Olivia Livingston Macassey was born in Aotearoa New Zealand in 1975. She
spent her childhood on the Coromandel Peninsula and moved to Auckland city
in 1991. She completed a PhD in Film, Television and Media at the University
of Auckland a couple of years ago, and now teaches film studies. She currently
lives in Wellington.
Her work has appeared in magazines including Landfall, Poetry New Zealand (in which she was the featued poet for issue 29), Brief/ ABDOTW, Magazine, Tongue in Your Ear; in compilations/anthologies such as New New Zealand Poets Read Their Work, Kaupapa, and NZ Gothic, and online at Blackmail Press and Snorkel. A book of poems, Love in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, was published by Titus in 2005.