Allan Drew

Allan Drew is a PhD student at Victoria University Wellington, where he studies creative writing and English literature. His short stories and poems have been published in a number of journals and magazines, and he has won or been short-listed in several writing competitions.

Blog 08

On Writing

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Extras: Sociology

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Issue 5

Scholar's Mate

We’re at it again this morning. Chess. Old Walter always grabs the white set. Says you don’t get ahead by starting second. ‘You’re at it again,’ I say.

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Issue 6


I went to the birthday party of a friend of a friend.

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Issue 2

Office Cockroach

Brendon sat down at his desk, turned on his computer and rubbed his index and middle fingers across his forehead. The screen lit up and said Loading 1/3 updates.

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