Dark Days in the Oxygen Café (Victoria University Press, 2016)

Shadow Play (Proverse Press, 2012)

Villon in Millerton (Auckland University Press, 2007)

Along Blueskin Road (Canterbury University Press, 2005)

Rat Tickling (Sudden Valley Press, 2003)

A Kind of Kingdom (Victoria University Press, 1998)

Letters to Dr Dee and Other Poems (Hazard Press, 1993)

The Sportsman and Other Poems (1986)




The Frog Prince (PRH Vintage, 2022)

The Chinese Interpreter (Short stories: 1993)



Twice Upon A Time ( Puffin, 2017)

The Pirates and the Night Maker (Longacre Press / Random House, 2015)

Felix and the Red Rats (Longacre / Random House, 2013)

The Enchanted Flute (Longacre Press/Random House, 2012)

Packing a Bag for Mars (Clerestory Press, 2012)

The Loblolly Boy and the Sorcerer (Longacre Press/Random House, 2011)

The Loblolly Boy (Longacre Press, 2009)

The Assassin of Gleam (Hazard Press, 2005)

The Fun House Mirror ([with Alan Bunn and Marissa Johnpillai] Clerestory Press, 2003)

The Carousel Experiment (Hazard Press, 1995)

The Emerald Encyclopedia (Hazard Press, 1994)

Penguin Bay (Hazard Press, 1993)

Under the Rotunda (Hazard Press, 1992)




Bonsai: Best small stories from Aotearoa New Zealand ([with Michelle Elvy and Frankie McMillan] Canterbury University Press, 2018)

Leaving the Red Zone: poems from the Canterbury Earthquakes ([with Joanna Preston] Clerestory Press, 2016)

Essential New Zealand Poems: Facing the Empty Page (with Harry Ricketts and Siobhan Harvey) (Random House / Godwit, 2014)


They Call Me Ink: Redraft 15 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press, 2015)

The Word is Out: Redraft 14 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press, 2014)

Mad Honey: Redraft 13 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press, 2013)

Walking a Tightrope in Bare Feet: Redraft 12 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press, 2012)

The Temptation of Sunlight: Redraft 11 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press, 2011)

The Steepest Street in the World: Re-Draft 10 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press/School For Young Writers, 2010)

Fishing for Birds: Re-Draft 9 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press/ School for Young Writers, 2009)

D.I.Y Graffiti: Re-Draft 8 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2008)

The Polar Bear Ward: Re-Draft 7 ([with Tessa Duder] Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2007)

Tennis with Raw Eggs: Re-Draft 6 ([with Alan Bunn] Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2006)

Cupid on a Friday Night: Re-Draft 5 ([with Alan Bunn] Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2005)

Re-Draft 4 ([with Alan Bunn] Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2004)

Re-Draft 3 ([with Alan Bunn] Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2003)

Re-Draft 2 ([with Alan Bunn],Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers, 2002)


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