Orchid Tierney is an Aotearoa-New Zealand writer, currently living in Gambier, Ohio. She is the author of a year of misreading the wildcats (Operating System, 2019) and Earsay (TrollThread, 2016), and chapbooks ocean plastic (BlazeVOX, 2019), blue doors (Belladonna* Press), Gallipoli Diaries (GaussPDF, 2017), the world in small parts (Dancing Girl Press, 2012), and Brachiaction (Gumtree, 2012).
The three works published here are in dialogue with the following two sets of materials: “Protect and Survive.” History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, Prepared for the Home Office by the Central Office of Information, 1980. http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/110193 “Ten For Survival: Survive Nuclear Attack.” Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization. May 1959. Reprinted July 1961.
This issue was guest-edited by Rachel Blau DuPlessis.
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