Congratulations to all recipients of the Queen’s Birthday Honours, in particular ANZL members: Elizabeth Knox CNZM for services to literature; Brian Turner ONZM for services to literature and poetry; Cilla McQueen MNZM for services as a poet; Tusiata Avia MNZM for services to poetry and the arts. You can read the full list of honours here.

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

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