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Ray Shipley

Ray Shipley is a Ōtautahi-based comedian, poet and librarian.

In 2017, Ray was ‘highly commended’ at the National Raw Comedy competition, and this year, Ray was nominated for the 2019 Billy T Award. Ray has won the Christchurch Poetry Slam three times, and placed third in the National Poetry Slam in 2018.

Along with telling jokes, Ray coordinates Faultline Poetry Collective, crochets for cash, and makes a very good cup of tea.

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