Monday, November 19, 2007

McPherson, Heather

[Photograph: Jan Kemp (2002)]

Heather McPherson


Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Have you heard of Artemisia?
2. What if I've loved before ...
3. To the poet who called himself a fox among the hens
4. Visibly (Ad)dressing roles
5. from The Tattooed Lady [2,3,4]
6. My lover moves
7. The forebears
8. Snapshots

Bio / Bibliography:

Poetry monographs:

Travel & other compulsions, with Michael O’Leary, Pukapuka Books, 2003
Other world relations, Old Bags Press, Wellington, 1991
The third myth, Tauranga Moana Press, 1986
A figurehead, a face, Spiral, 1981

Anthology Representation:

Big Smoke: New Zealand Poems 1960-75 ed. Michele Leggott Murray Edmond, Alan Brunton, Auckland University Press, Auckland 2000
Eat These Sweet Words, ed. Sue Fitchett, Marewa Glover, Cary McDermott & Rhona Vickoce, Giant Publishing Press, Christchurch 1999
Car Maintenance, Explosives and Love, ed. Susan Hawthorne, Cathy Dunsford & Susan Sayer, Spinifex, Nth. Melb, 1997
Spiral 7, Daphne Bragell, Wellington, 1992
Lavender Annual, ed. Miriam Saphira, Papers Inc., 1989
Kiwi and Emu: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by Australian and New Zealand Women, ed. Barbara Petrie, Butterfly, 1989
The Penguin Book of Contemporary New Zealand Poetry, ed. Miriama Evans, Harvey McQueen and Ian Wedde, 1989
Yellow Pencils: Contemporary Poetry by New Zealand Women, chosen by Lydia Wevers, OUP, 1988
The New Poets of the ‘80s, ed. Murray Edmond & Mary Paul, Allen & Unwin, 1987
The Penguin Book of New Zealand Verse, ed. Ian Wedde and Harvey McQueen, 1985.
The Turning Face, Twelve Writers from Tauranga Moana ed. Robert de Roo, Tauranga Moana Press, 1984
Private Gardens: An Anthology of New Zealand Women Poets, ed. Riemke Ensing, Caveman, 1977
Arts Festival Year Book 1969, New Zealand Universities, ed. Bill Manhire & John Dickson, Dunedin
Kiwi 1963, ed. Tyme Curnow & Terry Snow, Auckland University Press


New Women’s Fiction 2, ed. Aorewa Mcleod, New Women’s Press, 1988


Second Prize, Iowa Women poetry magazine, 1995
Christchurch Arts Festival, poetry prize, 1973


Spiral 7, Daphne Brasell, Wellington, 1992
Amazon Songs, by Saj, Spiral, Wellington, 1987
Spiral 1-4, 1977-81, Christchurch/Wellington


Wahine Kaituhi: Women Writers of Aotearoa, Spiral, 1985
A Women’s Picture Book: 25 Women Artists of Aotearoa, Spiral/Govt Print, 1988

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