Walter D'Arcy Cresswell
Walter D'Arcy Cresswell (22 January 1896–21 February 1960) was a New Zealand poet, journalist and writer. He was born in Christchurch, North Canterbury, New Zealand on 22 January 1896. "He is not remotely the poet he believed himself to be, and, judged on his verse alone, would long have been forgotten".  As an out gay man, Cresswell blackmailed Charles Ewing Mackay, then mayor of Wanganui.
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