Kevin Ireland

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Kevin Mark Ireland (born 18 July 1933, Auckland – ) is a New Zealand poet, short story writer, novelist and librettist.[1]

Life[edit]

He worked for The Times for 20 years.

He was writer-in-residence at Canterbury University in 1986, the Sargeson Fellow in 1987, the University of Auckland’s writing fellow in 1989, assistant editor of Quote Unquote, and president of PEN, 1990–91.[2]

He married Pheobe Caroline Dalwood; they have two sons. He lives in Devonport, New Zealand.[1]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Face to Face: Twenty-Four Poems (1963)
  • Educating the Body (1967)
  • A Letter from Amsterdam (1972)
  • Orchids, Hummingbirds and Other Poems (1974)
  • A Grammar of Dreams (1975)
  • Literary Cartoons (1977)
  • The Dangers of Art: Poems 1975–80 (1980)
  • Practice Night in the Drill Hall: Poems (1984)
  • The Year of the Comet: Twenty-Six 1986 Sonnets (1986)
  • Selected Poems (1987)
  • Tiberius at the Beehive (1990)
  • Anzac Day: Selected Poems. Hazard Press. 1997. ISBN 978-1-877161-11-7. 
  • Fourteen reasons for writing: new poems. Hazard Press. 2001. ISBN 978-1-877270-08-6. 
  • Walking the land. Hazard Press. 2003. ISBN 978-1-877270-52-9. 
  • How to Catch a Fish. Awa Press. 2005. ISBN 9780958253864. 
  • How to Survive the Morning. Cape Catley. 2008. ISBN 9781877340178. 
  • Dreamy Days and Nothing Done. Steele Roberts Aotearoa. 2012. ISBN 978-1-877577-69-7. 
  • Selected Poems 1963-2013. Steele Roberts Aotearoa. 2013. ISBN 978-1-927242-16-2. 

Short Stories[edit]

Novels[edit]

Editor[edit]

  • The New Zealand Collection: A Celebration of the New Zealand Novel (1990)

Essays[edit]

Memoirs[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • Jenny Bornholdt, Gregory O'Brien, Mark Williams, ed. (1997). An anthology of New Zealand poetry in English. Oxford University Press New Zealand. ISBN 978-0-19-558338-0. 

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