Creative non-fiction (essays and prose):
Wardell, S. (2023). ‘Mary, Me, and the Bees: In Search of the Good Settler’. Strong Words III. University of Otago Press.
Wardell, S. (2022). Walking Memories: from the Red Zone to the City on the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake. Anthropology and Humanism 47(1). 14 pages.
Wardell, S. (2021). Dividing the Light: Personal reflections on anthropological becomings. Commoning Ethnography, 4(1), 79-102. 23 pages.
Wardell, S. (2021). ‘Red Zone Pie’. Headlands. https://headland.org.nz/issues/issue-16/red-zone-pie/.
Wardell, S. (2019). Weaving together: Aroha as capacity and work. Sites: a journal of social anthropology and cultural studies, 16(2), 1-10.
Wardell, S. (2019). ‘Shining through the Skull’. Strong Words. Otago University Press.
Wardell, S. (2018). ‘Shining through the Skull’. Landfall: literary journal, 236.
Wardell, S., Kagelorpoloou, S., Halba, H., Cattermole, J., and Roberts, M. (2023). ‘Cartographies of a Future’ – An interactive performance installation about climate grief. Dunedin Fringe, March 25th & 26th – Allen Hall Theatre.
Wardell, S., Kagelorpoloou, S. (2022). ‘The Air We Breathe’ – A dance and spoken/word performance piece. Art+Science Exhibition (“Air”), October 1st – 8th – Dunedin Community Gallery.
Wardell, S. ‘Soundscape of evening at Hawk Lane’, ‘Music of Poetry’ event on National Poetry Day, Dunedin Public Libraries (August 2022).
Wardell, S. ‘Per Ardua’. 'Poets in Space' event on National Poetry Day, Dunedin Public Libraries (August 2019).
Academic papers on creative topics:
Wardell, S. (2022). Marking Pandemic Time: Introduction to the Special Section ‘Writing Ethnographically During a Pandemic’ (Part Two). Anthropology and Humanism 47(1). 3 pages.
Trundle, C., Wardell, S. (2020). The meaning of pain: exploring the intersections of poetry and ethnography. Irish Journal of Anthropology: Special issue, 22(1), 238-253.
Creative conference contributions (workshops, performances, and visual exhibits):
Wardell, S. (2022). ‘The Glass Witness: exploring tactile, visual, and material elements of empathy in online medical crowdfunding’, Visual exhibit at the Visual Research Conference, Seattle Washington, November 2022. (Also shown at the ASAANZ conference, Wellington New Zealand, November 2022, and the ‘Performing Global Crises conference, Dunedin New Zealand, December 2022).
Wardell, S., Fry, R., Weston, C., & Herbst, P. (2022). ‘Grounding: photographic windows on the materiality of personal, social, and systemic crisis’, Visual exhibit at the ASAANZ conference, Wellington New Zealand, November 2022. (Also shown at the ‘Performing Global Crises conference, Dunedin New Zealand, December 2022).
“Experiments in ethnography poetry: the sensory, the personal, and the more-than-human” – AAA Virtual Workshops (January 2022).
Wardell, S., Herbst, P. (2019). ‘Look at what you have done (to yourself)": Suffering at the intersection of the individual and the global.’ Creative performance and paper presented at the SOMAA symposium, Raglan NZ, December 2019.
Wardell, S., Trundle, S. (2018). ‘Conversation – Ethnographic poetry and the poetics of ethnography in medical anthropology’. Paper presented at the SOMAA symposium, Wellington NZ, December 2018.
Wardell, S. (2022). The Lighthouse Princess. Penguin Random House New Zealand.