Occasional: 50 Poems

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Hazard Press Ltd, 2004 - New Zealand poetry - 63 pages
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Owen Marshall has been writing occasional poems as the mood struck him - hence the title of this, his first book of poems

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About the author (2004)

Owen Marshall is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, poet and anthologist, who has written or edited 30 books, including the bestselling novel The Larnachs. His fiction has won numerous awards including the New Zealand Literary Fund Scholarship in Letters, fellowships at Otago and Canterbury universities, and the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship in Menton, France. In 2013 received the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Fiction. In 2000 his novel Harlequin Rex won the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction. Many of his other books have been shortlisted for major awards. He was the inaugural recipient of the Creative New Zealand Writers' Fellowship in 2003, and was the 2009/10 Antarctica New Zealand Arts Fellow. In 2006 he was invited by the French Centre National du Livre to participate in their Les Belles Etranges Festival and subsequent tour, anthology and documentary.

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