THE LIFE AND WORK OF A NEW ZEALAND POET
Sarah Broom was a New Zealand poet whose work is deeply rooted in the beauty and raw power of the New Zealand landscape.
With a doctorate in modern poetry from Oxford and several lectureships under her belt, Sarah started a young family and wrote her own poems. With two small sons and pregnant with her third child she was diagnosed with stage iv lung cancer. Sarah survived for over five years during which time she published her first collection Tigers at Awhitu. Her second collection Gleam was published posthumously in August 2013.