Miro Bilbrough lives in Sydney and works as a journalist. Her poetry and short fiction has
appeared in Sport, Landfall and other publications.
Paola Bilbrough was born in 1971. Her work has appeared in Sport 7 & 9, and in Sevensome
(Calliope Press, 1993).
Lucinda Birch lives in the Wairarapa, where she works as a photographer, illustrator and
Mark Brooke lives in Dunedin.
James Brown lives in Wellington. His poems have been published in literary magazines in
New Zealand and Australia, and a short story in the anthology Zigzag(Penguin, 1993).
Michael Dreaver has recently returned from working in a refugee camp and is now a
Victoria Feltham was born in Dunedin in 1949. She lives in Wellington with her husband
and four children.
Eirlys Hunter is a Wellington writer. She is working on a novel.
Andrew Johnston’s first collection of poems, How To Talk, was published by VUP in April.
An earlier version of ‘The Ferris Wheel’ was published in the Stout Centre Review.
Elizabeth Knox’s third novel, Treasure, was shortisted for the 1993 NZ Book Award. Her
new book, Pomare, will be published in 1994.
Brigit Laidler is a student living in Wellington.
Julie Leibrich lives in Raumati. ‘the day that ernie wrote’ is from a Yorkshire sequence. Her
book Straight to the Point: Angles on Giving Up Crime was published in September by the
University of Otago Press, and she had poems forthcoming in Envoi(UK) and Landfall.
Bill Manhire’s latest book of poems, Milky Way Bar, won the 1992 NZ Book Award for
poetry and was shortlisted for the Wattie Award.
Emma Neale is currently in London. Her poems have appeared in Sport 8 & 10.
John Newton is the author of a book of poems, Tales from The Angler’s Eldorado (Untold,
1986). He presently lives in Melbourne.
Gregory O’Brien’s new collection of poems, Days Beside Water, is published by AUP and
Carcanet. (Erratum: The titles of Gregory O’Brien’s poems ‘Familial’ and ‘Wall, Paper,
Artist’ were accidentally transposed when they appeared in Sport 10.)
Chris Orsman: born in Wellington in 1955; poems published in Sport 8, 9 & 10, and Landfall
184. Saint Peter Chanel, the holy man mentioned in ‘The Cannibals’, was killed at Futuna
Island and is the protomartyr of Oceania. He was a Marist priest and his remains were
interred for a time in New Zealand.
Emily Perkins. Born 1970. Lives in Wellington. This is her first published fiction.
Jeffrey Pettis is currently staying in a trailer home in the bush on the Otago peninsula.
Marg Ranger is a Wellington writer.
Alex Scobie has lived in Wellington since 1958. He taught Classics at Victoria University
Richard von Sturmer is a writer and performer. A Network of Dissolving Threads was
published by AUP in 1991.
Fleur Wickes. Born 1970. Lives in Newtown, Wellington. Part-time writer. Part-time
secretary. Part-time shop assistant. And she likes it.