Monday, November 19, 2007

McQueen, Cilla

Cilla McQueen (b. 1949)


Contemporary New Zealand Poets in Performance (2007):

Living Here

Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Living Here
2. Knots
3. Kitchen Table
4. Fuse

Bio /Bibliography:

Selected cv:

b. 1949, Birmingham, England.
New Zealand citizen.
M.A Hons, (1st class) Otago University 1971
Poet, teacher and artist.


Homing In 1982
Anti Gravity 1984
Wild Sweets 1986
Benzina 1988
Berlin Diary 1990
Crikey 1993 (all John McIndoe Ltd)
Markings 2000 (University of Otago Press)
Axis 2001 (University of Otago Press)
Soundings 2002 (University of Otago Press)

Honours and Awards (selected):

New Zealand Book Award for Poetry (for Homing In) 1983
PEN/Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry 1983
Air New Zealand/PEN Travel Award, to Australia 1984
Robert Burns Fellowship, Otago University, 1985
Fulbright Visiting Writer's Fellowship, Stanford University, 1985
Robert Burns Fellowship, Otago University, 1986
Inaugural Australia-New Zealand Writers' Exchange Fellowship 1987
Goethe Institut Scholarship. Berlin, 1988
New Zealand Book Award for Poetry (for Benzina) 1989
New Zealand Book Award for Poetry (for Berlin Diary) 1991
PEN National Council, 1989, 1990
Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council Scholarship in Letters 1992
Council Member, Creative New Zealand, 1996-1998
Southland Art Foundation Artist in Residence, 1999

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