Thursday, November 15, 2007

Preston, Joanna

Joanna Preston


Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Teeter
2. I wish you Angels –
3. Counting my blessings
4. Anzac Day
5. Technically Obese
6. An amorous squid to his love
7. bird-mother
8. Edge
9. For the Photographer
10. Memento
11. Haibun – Shoulder Reconstruction
12. Why do they cover the faces of the dead?
13. Mrs Winslow’s deformed left ankle
14. Canticle of the Harvest
15. The Bat
16. According to Great Uncle Maurice –
17. Breaking Up
18. For Marie-Louise
19. Celebrating the Older Person
20. Derelict House
21. Ebb
22. Bread
23. Gentle

Bio / Bibliography:

Joanna Preston is an expatriate Australian who lives in Christchurch with her scientist husband. She is a member of the Canterbury Poet’s Collective, the Small White Teapot Haiku Group and the Lost Friday Salon. She has edited three poetry anthologies – Half Light & High Wind for The Airing Cupboard Christchurch Women Poets, listening to the rain, an anthology of Christchurch Haiku and Haibun (with Cyril Childs), and the 2002 NZPS competition anthology A Savage Gathering.

My poetry has appeared in, or is about to be published in the following literary journals:

Candelabrum (UK), Centoria (Australia), Famous Reporter (Australia), Fresh , fourW (Australia), Frogpond (USA), Glottis: New Writing, Hobo (Australia), Imago (Australia), JAAM, Kumquat Meringue (USA), Micropress Oz (Australia), The New England Review (Australia), Orbis (UK), Paper Wasp (Australia), Poetry NZ, Poetrix (Australia), The Press, Presence (UK), Spin, Takahe, Tears in the Fence (UK), Tirra Lirra (Australia), The Tucumcari Literary Review (USA) and Valley Micropress.

Also in the following anthologies:

tapping the tank (1999), Poems for the New Millennium (1999), All Together Now (2000), Half Light and High Wind (2000), the whole wide world (2000), An Exchange of Gifts (2001), the loose thread (2001), listening to the rain (2002), A Savage Gathering (2002), Big Sky (2002) and American Haibun & Haiga, volume 4 (2003).

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