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Poetry

XYZ of Happiness (Mākaro Press, Submarine imprint, 2018)

 

Fiction

The Blue (Penguin Random House, 2007)

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

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Fiction

She’s a Killer (Victoria University Press, 2021)

Tess (Victoria University Press, 2017)

The Invisible Rider (Victoria University Press, 2012)

'The thirty-five of us were in the country of dream-merchants, and strange things were bound to happen.' - Anne Kennedy

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Poetry

Felt (Massey University Press, 2021)

Family History (Mākaro Press, 2017)

Apple & Tree (Cape Catley, 2011)

 

Creative Nonfiction

The Rise of Autobiographical Medical Poetry and the Medical Humanities (ibidem, 2018)

 

Editor

 New Zealand Poetry Yearbook (Massey UP, 2020)

 

Anthologies

Poetry New Zealand Yearbook (Massey UP, 2019)

Signals 1-8 ([with Rosalind Ali], published by the Michael King Writers Centre, Crazy Snail Press and Penguin Random House 2012 – 2019)

Best New Zealand Poems (Victoria UP, 2013)

Dear Heart: 150 NZ Love Poems (Godwit, 2012)

 

Journals

‘Myxomatosis’ in Landfall (Issue 239, May 2020)

‘Tick Boxes’ in Landfall (Issue 235, May 2018)

‘Cool Storage’, ‘Anonymous’ and ‘I am Losing You Again’ in Snorkel (#22, 2016)

‘Cracked’ in Trout (2016)

‘One Criticism of Your Novels‘ in Turbine (2016)

‘This Vehicle Kneels on Request’  in Sport 43 (2015)

‘Norma-Jean, Naomi, Tammy and Grace’ in Australian Poetry Journal (2015)

‘Couples Therapy’, ‘On My Shoulders’ and ‘Heartache All Around’ in Sport 42  (2014)

‘Ham Bag’ in Turbine (2014)

‘Captions’ in Snorkel #17 (2013)

Making Contact’ in Trout (2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

'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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Poetry

Sea-Light (Victoria UP, 2021)

There Is No Harbour (Victoria UP, 2019)

Ocean and Stone (Victoria UP, 2015)

The Leaf Ride (Victoria UP, 2012)

One Shapely Thing (Victoria UP, 2006)

Oh There You Are Tui! (Victoria UP, 2001)

Where We Say We Are: Letters, Postcards, Poems ([with Marianne Ackerman, Ken Bolton, Valerie Hunton, Richard Mansfield and Yukie Sugiyama]Wellington: Whitireia Publishing, 2000)

Water, Leaves, Stones (Victoria UP, 1995)

Small Stories of Devotion (Victoria UP, 1991, UK edn 1995)

It Has No Sound and Is Blue (Victoria UP, 1987)

 

Journals

The Little Book of Bitching (Sport 21, 1998)

 

Anthology

Shards of Silver (Steele Roberts, 2006)

'The thirty-five of us were in the country of dream-merchants, and strange things were bound to happen.' - Anne Kennedy

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Poetry

Rāwāhi (Anahera Press, 2017)

Welcome Beltane (Palores Press, 2012)

 

Journals

Ora Nui (2017)

Ora Nui (2011)

‘Lightfast’ and ‘Blue House Garden’ in Stand Magazine Vol.9. [2] (2009)

Australian Studies Vol. 15, No.2., Winter 2000.

 

Anthologies

Pūrākau: Māori Myths ([ed. Witi Ihimaera and Whiti Hereaka],Vintage Press, 2019)

Puna Wai Kōrero: An Anthology of Māori Poetry in English  ([ed. Reina Whaitiri & Robert Sullivan], Auckland University Press, 2017)

Wave Hub: New Poetry From Cornwall  ([ed. Alan Kent], 2014)

‘Between the Flags’ in Wildes Licht (ed. Dieter Riemenschneider Tranzlit, 2010)

Whetu Moana: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English (Albert Wendt, Robert Sullivan and Reina Whaitiri (eds.), Auckland University Press, 2003)

 

Other

‘Solstice Dolphins’ from Rāwāhi, selected for a poster and reading for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day (2018)

 Shade House Poems, recording installation at Whangarei Art Museum with Maureen Lander and Robert Sullivan (2004)

Essays:

‘Science in the Poetry of Oceania’ Dreadlocks in Oceania Conference publication (2011)

‘Freedom and Responsibility: Narrating Maori Women’s Lives in Patricia Grace’s Cousins’ Hecate Vol. 34., No.1 (2008)

‘The Words Are There Before Us’:  A Reading of Twentieth Century Anglo Cornish Poems Written by Women Cornish Studies 14 (2006)

‘In Spirits’ Voices: An Interview With Steven Winduo’ Journal of Postcolonial Writing 42:1, May 2006

‘From the Sublime to the Pacific: the poetry of Alistair Campbell’ New Literatures Review 38, Winter (2002)

‘Back on the Road Again: After Glorified ScalesMoving Worlds (2002)

‘Abjection and Nationality in Patrick White’s A Fringe of Leaves’ (2000)

‘Shamanism in Oceania: The Poetry of Albert Wendt’ Reading the  ‘New’ Literatures in a Postcolonial Era ed. Susheila Nasta  (Boydell and Brewer, Suffolk, 2000)

‘Heka He Va‘a Mei Popo: Sitting on a Rotten Branch of the Breadfruit Tree: Reading the Poetry of Konai Helu Thaman’ Women’s Studies Journal 1998, 14:2 (1998)

 

Editor

Leave To Stay ([ed. Joan Riley and Briar Wood], Virago, 1996)

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

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Poetry

Small Bodies of Water (Canongate/Allen & Unwin, 2021)

Magnolia 木蘭 (Seraph Press, 2020)

Luminescent (Seraph Press, 2017)

Girls of the Drift (poetry chapbook: Seraph Press, 2014)

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Creative Non fiction

Tiny Moons: A Year of Eating in Shanghai  (The Emma Press, 2020)

'Does historical fiction allow an escape from reality or promote a confrontation with it?' - Thom Conroy

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Poetry

Lost and Somewhere Else (Victoria UP, 2019)

Selected Poems (Victoria UP, 2016)

The Hill of Wool (Victoria UP, 2011)

The Rocky Shore (Victoria UP, 2008)

Mrs Winter’s Jump (Random House, 2007)

Summer (Victoria UP, 2005)

These Days (Victoria UP, 2000)

Miss New Zealand: Selected Poems (Victoria UP, 1997)

How We Met (Victoria UP, 1995)

Waiting Shelter (Victoria UP, 1991)

Moving House (Victoria UP, 1989)

This Big Face (Victoria UP, 1988)

 

Editor

My Heart Goes Swimming: New Zealand Love Poems ([Co-editor, with Gregory O’Brien], Random House New Zealand, 2000)

Short Poems of New Zealand (Victoria UP, 2018)

An Anthology of New Zealand Poetry in English ([Co-editor, with Gregory O’Brien], Oxford UP, 1997)

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

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Poetry

Listening In (Otago University Press, 2019)

As the Verb Tenses  (Otago University Press, 2016)

 

'Does historical fiction allow an escape from reality or promote a confrontation with it?' - Thom Conroy

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Fiction

Safe Sex (co-authored with Stephen Stratford: Godwit, 1997)

Remember Me (short story collection: Otago UP, 1997)

On the Grapevine (Otago UP, 1996)

Between Friends (Otago UP, 1994)

 

Creative Nonfiction

Someone’s Wife: a memoir of sorts (Allen & Unwin, 2019)

Allons Enfants (travel/memoir: Longacre Press, 2000)

 

Journals and online

Short story: ‘Home Front’ (Reading Room, May 2020)

'Novels stand outside time, with their narrative structure of beginning, middle and end. They outlast politics, which are by nature ephemeral, swift and changeable and can quickly become invisible, detectable only to the skilled eye. ' - Fiona Farrell

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Poetry

The Night We Ate The Baby (Haunui Press, 2015)

A House on Fire (Steele Roberts, 2009)

 

 

'Does historical fiction allow an escape from reality or promote a confrontation with it?' - Thom Conroy

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