'I started to feel very guilty, as though I’d perpetrated a crime, a rort' - Stephanie Johnson

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'Many of our best stories profit from a meeting of New Zealand and overseas influences' - Owen Marshall

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'NZ literature is such a vast and varied thing' - Pip Adam

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'One of writing’s greatest magics is to allow us – to use Kiri Piahana-Wong’s phrase – to slide outside the trap of time.' - David Taylor

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'My readers turn up...and I meet them as human beings, not sales statistics on a royalty statement.' Fleur Adcock

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