Great Sporting Moments: The Best of Sport Magazine, 1988-2004

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Victoria University Press, 2005 - Literary Collections - 575 pages
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The literary magazine Sport burst onto the scene in 1988 and has come to define a wildly creative generation of New Zealand writers. This collection of nearly two decades of writings showcases authors such as Barbara Anderson, Jenny Bornhold, Nigel Cox, Anne Kennedy, Elizabeth Knox, Emily Perkins, and Damien Wilkins.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Barbara Anderson Day Out
21
Peppermint Frogs
27
Tusiata Avia Paustina
33
Peter Bland Wellington 1955
41
James Brown damaged by water
50
Rachel Bush What People Want
70
Kate Camp The spine gives up its saddest
76
Josef Hanzlik Mirror Poem
194
Anna Jackson My life when I had a life
212
Andrew Johnston Binoculars
217
Kapka Kassabova The Field
232
Emma Lew Grace to the Goodsyard
256
Samara McDowell Off the Record
274
Dennis McEldowney Some Folksingers and
319
Stuart McKenzie Convert to You
336

Inga Clendinnen Big Louis
86
Geoff Cochrane Pile Diary
92
Tim Corballis Efforts at Burial
115
Alan Preston
130
Paul Durcan The Adoration of the Kings
143
Laurence Fearnley Only touch me with your eyes
156
Rhian Gallagher First Sailing
171
Cilia McQueen Map
344
Bill Manhire The Poets Wife
370
Owen Marshall Tunes for Bears to Dance to
382
Mad Hatter Days
394
Chris Orsman Tin Can Island
406
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About the author (2005)

Damien Wilkins was born in 1963 in New Zealand. He is novelist, poet and short story writer. He was graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 1984. He was assistant editor at Victoria University Press in 1988. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with an MFA. Since 1992 he has been a writing tutor in Wellington, New Zealand. He teaches at the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington. His work has appeared in Sport.

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