November 09, 2021
Published in 2021 and winner of the 2021 Ampersand Prize, H.S. Valley’s Tim Te Maro and the Subterranean Heartsick Blues is a tale of the nature of relationships, an exploration of the magic in our lives, and a comforting spark of life for LGBTQIA+ youth in New Zealand.
This novel follows the story of Tim Te Maro, a Year 13 student at Fox Glacier High School for the Magically Adept in New Zealand. Although magic has been present all of his life, as his mum and dad both wield it, Tim’s recent experiences at school have been anything but magical. Read more