It is with great sadness we share the news of the passing of acclaimed author and ANZL Fellow Sir James McNeish. Prolific novelist, playwright and biographer, whose work received both national and international critical acclaim, he has passed away days after completion of his final novel Breaking Ranks. The world has lost a bright, creative and extraordinary man.

'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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