lives and works in Dunedin.
Keri Hulme lives in Okarito. Her books include
the bone people and a collection of short stories,
Te Kaihau/The Windeater.
Damien Wilkins was born in 1963. He has had fiction published in a number of magazines including
Untold, Rambling Jack and
London Magazine. He lives in Wellington.
was born in Wellington in 1960. Her first book of poems,
This Big Face,
was published in May this year. She has recently moved to Auckland.
Bill Manhire's reader-decides novella
The Brain of Katherine Mansfield
was published this year. He recently completed a book of short fiction called
The New Land, a Picturebook.
grew up in the Hinuera district of the Waikato. She is engaged in research in Austronesian languages. She won the 1987 BNZ Katherine Mansfield Award for a short story.
was born in 1963. She lives in Wellington.
was born in 1926 and lives in Wellington. She writes plays, and stories, which have featured in several Awards and been published in a number of magazines. Her first collection of short stories will be published by Victoria University Press in 1989.
Alan Brunton: Red Mole writer; 'Bitter Lemons' is from a collection of performance scripts and other dementia to be published in the new year.
was born in 1960 and lives in Auckland. She sailed to Fiji in August 1987 and then travelled to India.
Vincent O'Sullivan's fourth volume of short fiction,
the snow in spain,
will be published in 1989.
Anne Kennedy: born 1959; studied music at Victoria University; writes short fiction and screenplays for film and television. Her novella
100 Traditional Smiles was published in September.
Nigel Cox's second novel
was recently shortlisted for the NZ Book Awards and the Goodman Fielder Wattie Book of the Year Award.
Elizabeth Knox lives in Wellington. Her first novel,
was published in 1987 and won the PEN Best First Book of Prose Award.