Dr Jack Ross

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer / Editor / Lecturer
Location Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction I've published several collections of poems - including City of Strange Brunettes (1998), Chantal's Book (2002), To Terezin (2007), Celanie (2012) and A Clearer View of the Hinterland (2014) - as well as seven works of fiction: most recently The Annotated Tree Worship (highly commended in the 2018 New Zealand Heritage Book Awards). I'm also the managing editor of Poetry New Zealand, and have edited a number of other books and literary magazines. I have a PhD in English from Edinburgh University, and work as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University's Auckland campus (ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3988-3926).
Interests Poetry, SF, Movies, Travel, Book-collecting
Favorite Movies Groundhog Day, Stalker, Blade Runner, Metropolis, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Watchmen, Spirited Away, Wonder Boys
Favorite Music J. S. Bach: The St Matthew Passion, Mozart: The Magic Flute, Handel: Semele, Karol Szymanowski: Stabat Mater
Favorite Books Murasaki Shikibu: The Tale of Genji, Apuleius: The Golden Ass, Cao Xue Qin: The Red Chamber Dream, The Arabian Nights