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Fool Moon

by Murray Edmond

The four phases of the moon are the organizing theme of this poetry collection from a lively and irreverent New Zealand writer. Faraway places, conversations with friends, word games, theatrical elements, and...


Crosswind

by Paula Green

A sense of the romance in music, art, love, and landscapes permeates this lyrical collection from a sophisticated poet. The southern mountains of New Zealand and the towns and countrysides of Italy are among...


Cookhouse

by Paula Green

Paula Green writes about her own life as a mother of three daughters and as a poet. She uses the metaphor of food, cooking and meals to represent the nurturing, caring experience of women and also the poet's...


Dear Sweet Harry

by Lynn Jenner

A collage of interlinked stories and items, this unique collection of poetry ties the author’s own family history with that of famous escapologist Harry Houdini and spy Mata Hari. Set during World War I, this...


Cold Snack

by Janet Charman

A well-loved New Zealand poet returns to territory that will be familiar to all readers in this collection of verse that takes on the uncelebrated, even mundane aspects of everyday life: family, work, suburbia....


Clung

by Sonja Yelich

Vivid sketches full of unexpected detail communicate bizarre, humorous, and magical cultural clashes in this first collection from a rising poet who draws from her personal experiences as the child of an immigrant....


Chrome: Poems by Paula Green

by Paula Green

Chrome is leading poet Paula Green’s second collection of poems and is a way of coming to terms with some essential relationships in her own life, with her parents, and with poetry. A single sequence, Chrome...


Catullus for Children

by Anna Jackson

The verse of Latin poet Catullus is reinterpreted for the modern world in this collection of poetry that incorporates classical ideas through domestic and maternal themes. With wit, originality, and tenderness,...


Cassandra's Daughter

by Michael Harlow

Language's classically menaced capacity to convey the realness of reality is the central anxiety of this inventive and sophisticated collection of poetry. As the poems ruminate on the humor and magic of everyday...


Captain Cook in the Underworld

by Robert Sullivan

Originally commissioned as the libretto for a work by composer John Psathas for the 50th birthday celebration of the Orpheus Choir, this book-length poem offers fresh perspectives on the familiar story of Cook's...


Brief Lives

by Chris Price

Bold and original, this collection is a genre-busting sequence of poetry and prose that confronts the place where mortality meets creativity. Using discontinuous narrative and alphabetical order, the author...


Castaly: Poems, 1973-77

by Ian Wedde

The poems that make up Castaly: Poems 1973–77 have been selected by the poet from work completed over the course of four years. Ian Wedde writes: The poems in this book represent my attempts to remain alert...


Boys' Night Out

by Anne French

The first new collection for five years from prize-winning poet Anne French. She writes about personal relationships better than any other New Zealand poet and the brutal honesty, the wit, the structural elegance...


Aloe: And Other Poems

by Diana Bridge

Divided into four distinct sections, this collection of poetry draws inspiration from the natural world while dissecting the concepts of loss, hesitancy, generation, and repetition. Exploring how everything...


All Roads Lead to the Sea

by Kapka Kassabova

All Roads Lead to the Sea is a first collection of poetry from a young Bulgarian immigrant poet. Her work had already attracted considerable attention, with a special issue of Poetry New Zealand featuring her...


All Cretans Are Liars and Other Poems

by Anne French

The poems in All Cretans are Liars are written for friends, lovers, for a small son, for explaining solitude or betrayal – they start out this way but soon take on their own life and walk out to meet us. Anne...


As Far as I Can See: Poems by Michele Leggott

by Michele Leggott

Beautiful and moving poems by a prizewinning New Zealand poet. Leggott writes with passion, tenderness and courage about her deep sorrow at losing her sight. The sharpness of images so characteristic of this...


A Pattern of Marching

by Elizabeth Smither

An accomplished collection of poems, A Pattern of Marching brings us messages of cool precision and accuracy from Elizabeth Smither. Restrained elegance, fine craft and wit characterise the verses. This is,...


Toxic Flora: Poems

by Kimiko Hahn

“[Kimiko] Hahn’s frankness . . . allows [these poems] to stand out as starkly fresh as the carnivorous plants she describes.”—American Poet For Kimiko Hahn, the language and imagery of science open up...


The Plebeian Experience: A Discontinuous History of Political Freedom

by Martin Breaugh

How do people excluded from political life achieve political agency? Through a series of historical events that have been mostly overlooked by political theorists, Martin Breaugh identifies fleeting yet decisive...