Saturday, November 24, 2007

Horrocks, Ingrid

Ingrid Horrocks (b. 1975)


Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Look
2. A New Year [1-4]
3. Host Parents [1-4]
4. Conversations in Roppongi [1-2]
5. Gaijin [1-3]
6. Courtship
7. Kamakura [1-5]
8. Skiing by the Sea
9. Arriving Home [1-3]
10. Wonderful Things
11. Fruit:
12. Now Suddenly
13. Hunger
14. Winter Geese [1-3]
15. Horses outside Buenos Aires

Bio / Bibliography:

Ingrid Horrocks was born in Hamilton in 1975, grew up on farms north of Auckland and then in the Wairarapa, and has spent time as an English teacher in Japan. After graduating from Victoria University, where she received the 1996 Course Prize in Original Composition, she was awarded a Commonwealth Scholarship to study women’s literature and history at the University of York, England. Also the recipient of the Macmillan Brown Prize for a collection of poetry and short fiction in 1996, she has published a chapbook of poems, Natsukashii (Pemmican Press, 1998), and poems and stories in Landfall, Sport, NZ Books and JAAM. Most recently she has published a work of imaginative non-fiction, Travelling with Augusta, 1835 & 1999 (Victoria University Press, 2003) about a journey through Europe with the journal of her great-great-great aunt. She did graduate work in English at Princeton University, New Jersey, and has now returned to New Zealand to take up a position teaching Creative Writing at Massey University (Wellington).

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