Auckland Libraries: New Zealand LGBTIQ fiction

New Zealand LGBTIQ fiction

Ngā Kōrero paki LGBTIQ o Aotearoa

​Fiction featuring LGBTIQ Kiwis.

Paekakariki mischief

Sandi Hall

Book

"To heal after the death of Janet, her partner of 20 years, jeweller Marla Rivelli moves to Paekakariki, meeting baker Angelica Kitts and art forger Charles Harrier and attracting the attention of an ardent lesbian fledgling. She becomes involved with...

See more

Who was that woman, anyway?

Aorewa McLeod

Book

"Emerging brittle and cynical from a wildly dysfunctional family, Ngaio careers from ice cream factory to children's home to Oxford to rehab. Along the way, she discovers herself and her sexuality -- at raucous parties with trainee nurses, in feminist...

See more

All of Us

Mary Rawson

Book

This story, 'All of Us', follows Jenny and Witi and their friends and lovers from Kaikoura, New Zealand to Melbourne, Australia. Bisexual relationships and identities are explored within Jenny and Witi's group of friends. When tragedy strikes, all in...

See more

The open accounts of an honesty box

Julie Helean

Book

"Things are heating up in Easy, a Central Otago town. After lobbying unsuccessfully to get their desperately needed public toilet, the women of Easy give up on council, conspiring to build it themselves. There's civic pride at stake, never mind the strained...

See more

Mates & lovers

Chris Brickell

Book

"What are the historical changes through which the modern gay New Zealander has emerged? If he has not always been with us, then who preceded him? A landmark publication, this first-ever New Zealand gay male history combines lively and engaging scholarship...

See more

Marked men

David Lyndon. Brown

Book

The unnamed narrator meets a young junkie and prostitute called Sykes and soon falls in love with him. They enjoy a series of encounters, and even take a truncated holiday together, but Sykes keeps disappearing into Auckland's hazy underworld. The narrator...

See more

Ruahine

Ngahuia Te Awekotuku

Book

Ruahine is a collection of traditional Maori stories retold from a contemporary feminist perspective. Ngahuia Te Awekotuku uses her extensive and expert knowledge of Maori culture to add quiet authority to her radical re-interpretations.

See more

Nights in the gardens of Spain

Witi Ihimaera

Book

Takes us along the precarious divide between sexuality and social mores, exploring dilemmas of contemporary gay culture with anger, laughter, sensitivity and honesty.

See more