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Harry Ricketts

Harry Ricketts

Harry Ricketts was brought up in Malaysia, Hong Kong and England. Since 1981 he has lived in New Zealand, where he teaches literature in English and creative non-fiction at Victoria University of Wellington. His favourite contemporary poets are Derek Mahon, James Brown, Jenny Bornholdt and Hugo Williams.

List of Publications

Poetry

Coming Under Scrutiny (Original Publications, 1989)
Coming Here (Nagare Press, 1989)
How Things Are (Whitireia Publishing/Daphne Brasell Associates Press, 1996)
A Brief History of New Zealand Literature (1996)
13 Ways (Pemmican Press, 1997)
Nothing to Declare (HeadworX Publishers, 1998)
Plunge
Your Secret Life (HeadworX Publishers, 2005)

Fiction

People Like Us (Eurasia Publishing, 1977)

Interviews

Talking About Ourselves (Mallinson Rendel, 1986)

Biography

The Unforgiving Minute: A Life of Rudyard Kipling (Chatto & Windus, 1999)

Non-fiction

How to Live Elsewhere

Edited

One Lady at Wairakei by Rudyard Kipling (1983)
Talking About Ourselves: Twelve New Zealand Poets in Conversation with Harry Ricketts
Worlds of Katherine Mansfield (Nagare Press, 1991)
Kipling's Lost World: Literary Stories and Poems
Under Review (Lincoln University Press/Daphne Brasell Associates Press/Whitireia Publishing, 1997), with Lauris Edmond and Bill Sewell
How You Doing?: An Anthology of New Zealand Comic and Satiric Verse (Lincoln University Press/Daphne Brasell Associates Press/Whitireia Publishing, 1998), with Hugh Roberts
Verse, with Hugh Roberts
Spirit in a Strange Land: A Selection of New Zealand Spiritual Verse, with Paul Morris and Mike Grimshaw
Rudyard Kipling: The Long Trail, Selected Poems
Spirit Abroad: A Second Selection of New Zealand Spiritual Verse, with Paul Morris and Mike Grimshaw























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