Barry Mitcalfe (1930–86) was a New Zealand poet, editor, and peace activist. Born 31 March 1930 in Wellington, New Zealand, Mitcalfe studied at Victoria University of Wellington, where he received a Diploma in Education in 1962, and a Bachelor of Arts (with honors) in 1963. In the 1960s and early 1970s he was a leader of the New Zealand movement against the Vietnam War, and co-edited several booklets on the issue. After the war ended he became a leader of the New Zealand anti-nuclear movement. In 1981 he was a writer-in-residence at the South Australia College of Advanced Education, and in 1982 held an Ursula Bethell Residency in Creative Writing at the University of Canterbury.
- Thirty Poems, Hurricane House, 1960.
- Salvation Jones, Torbay, 1962.
- The Long Holiday, Whitcombe & Tombs, Christchurch, 1964.
- Writing: poems, Wellington Teachers College Arts Council, 1969.
- I Say, Wait for Me, (short stories), Outrigger, 1976.
- The Square Gang, Faber, 1981.
- The North Sun, Moon, and Stars, Coromandel, 1982.
- Northland, Coromandel, 1984.
- Look to the Land, Coromandel, 1986.
- ^ Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2008. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, 2008. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC
- ^ Elsie Locke, Peace People: A History of Peace Activities in New Zealand, Christchurch, 1992, pp.193, 201.
- ^ Locke, p.290.
- ^ http://www.engl.canterbury.ac.nz/people/writer.shtml