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* A Dictionary of Writers and their Works
Published by Oxford University Press, 2001. Electronic Resource from Oxford Reference Online.
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* Fleur Adcock
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Raewyn Alexander
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Barbara Anderson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sylvia Ashton-Warner
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ron Bacon
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* James K. Baxter
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Margaret Beames
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Jennifer Beck
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bernard Beckett
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Angie Belcher
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* James Belich
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Marlene Bennetts
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Mary Ursula Bethell
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Norman Bilbrough
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Graham Billing
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Gavin Bishop
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Gavin Bishop
Official Site.
* Edmund Bohan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Paula Boock
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kevin Boon
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Janet Slater Bottin
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Charles Brasch
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* G Brassi
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Diana Bridge
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Amy Brooke
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Dan Brown
* Lois Burleigh
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Paul Burrell
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kate Camp
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Alistair Te Ariki Campbell
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Pauline Cartwright
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ken Catran
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Frances Cherry
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Catherine Chidgey
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Daphne Clair
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Glen Colquhoun
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Contemporary Writers in the UK
This unique, searchable database contains up-to-date profiles of some of the UK and Commonwealth's most important living writers - biographies, bibliographies, critical reviews, prizes and photographs. Produced by the Literature Department of the British Council.
* Joy Cowley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Joy Cowley
Offical website.
* Wanda Cowley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Nigel Cox
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ian Cross
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Andrew Crowe
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Barry Crump
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Allen Curnow
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ruth Dallas
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kate de Goldi
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Joan de Hamel
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Daphne de Jong
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Philip K. Dick
Official site of the estate of Philip K. Dick
* Graeme Dingle
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Wade Doak
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Lynley Dodd
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Yvonne du Fresne
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Marilyn Duckworth
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Tessa Duder
official website
* Tessa Duder
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Alan Duff
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Eileen Duggan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Maurice Duggan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Cathie Dunsford
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Peggy Dunstan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Lauris Edmond
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Murray Edmond
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Denis Edwards
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* David Eggleton
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Steven Eldred-Grigg
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* David Elliot
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Barbara Else
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Chris Else
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Riemke Ensing
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Barbara Ewing
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* ARD Fairburn
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Brian Falkner
* Fiona Farrell
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sia Figiel
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kate Flannery
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Beryl Fletcher
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Diana Foley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Vince Ford
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Michaelanne Forster
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Janet Frame
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Janet Frame Estate Website
Official website. Biography, awards, bibliography, NZ editions, Janet Frame tourism and links and news.
* Anne French
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Maurice Gee
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Lloyd Geering
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Denis Glover
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Patricia Grace
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Philippa Gregory
* Charlotte Grimshaw
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kirsty Gunn
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* H.P. Lovecraft
Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890 - 1937) is probably best known as a writer of weird fiction, but some believe his voluminous correspondence to be his greatest accomplishment. You can explore his numerous facets through the many pages here.
* Mandy Hager
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Russell Haley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bernadette Hall
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Roger Hall
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Michael Harlow
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Diana Harris
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Craig Harrison
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Peter Hawes
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Diane Hebley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Helen Beaglehole
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* David Hill
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Edmund Hillary
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Noel Hilliard
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Anthony Holcroft
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* David Howard
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Keri Hulme
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sam Hunt
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Eirlys Hunter
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Robin Hyde
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Witi Ihimaera
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Anne Ingram
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kevin Ireland
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Michael Jackson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Annamarie Jagose
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Louis Johnson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Mike Johnson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Stephanie Johnson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Christine Johnston
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Phyllis Johnston
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Lloyd Jones
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sherryl Jordan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* MK Joseph
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kapka Kassabova
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Katherine Mansfield Society
To promote the worldwide appreciation of Katherine Mansfield as New Zealand's greatest writer. Scholarships, a journal and more.
* Phil Kawana
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sheridan Keith
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Anne Kennedy
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bob Kerr
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Michael King
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Elizabeth Knox
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Shonagh Koea
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Hone Kouka
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Judy Lambert
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Jack Lasenby
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Graham Lay
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Deirdre Lee
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* John A Lee
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Literature Map
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* Elsie Locke
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Don (D.S.) Long
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Duncan Mackay
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Margaret Mahy
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Margaret Mahy
Christchurch City Libraries pages about Margaret Mahy.
* Jane Mander
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bill Manhire
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Katherine Mansfield
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Janice Marriott
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ngaio Marsh
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Heather Marshall
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Owen Marshall
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bruce Mason
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* RAK Mason
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Rachel McAlpine
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Anthony McCarten
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sue McCauley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Gary McCormick
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Dennis McEldowney
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Shona McFarlane
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Greg McGee
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* David McGill
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Dawn McMillan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* James McNeish
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Cilla McQueen
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Graham Meadows
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Diana Menefy
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ian Middleton
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* O.E. Middleton
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* RH Morrieson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Michael Morrissey
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* John Mulgan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bill Nagelkerke
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Emma Neale
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Lino Nelisi
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Carl Nixon
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Diana Noonan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* James Norcliffe
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Gordon Ogilvie
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Margaret Orbell
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Joanna Orwin
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Vincent O'Sullivan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ruth Park
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* John Parker
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Lorae Parry
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Alistair Paterson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Bill Pearson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Emily Perkins
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Jodi Picoult
* Vivienne Plumb
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Elizabeth Pulford
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sarah Quigley
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Pat Quinn
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Annie (Annie Rae Te Ake Ake) Rae
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Charlotte Randall
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Sue Reidy
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Renee
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Joan Rosier-Jones
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Tania Roxborogh
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Anne Salmond
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Elspeth Sandys
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Frank Sargeson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Duncan Sarkies
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Rosie Scott
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Jenny Scown
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Maurice Shadbolt
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Tina Shaw
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Tony Simpson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Stephen Sinclair
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Elizabeth Smither
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Kendrick Smithyman
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Glenys Stace
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* CK Stead
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* JC Sturm
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Marie Stuttard
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Jillian Sullivan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Robert Sullivan
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Apirana Taylor
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Chad Taylor
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* William Taylor
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ngāhuia Te Awekotuku
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Philip Temple
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Natasha Templeton
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Mervyn Thompson
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Tim Tipene
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Cynthia Todd (Cynthia Todd Maguire)
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Penelope Todd
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Brian Turner
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Hone Tuwhare
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Noel Virtue
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ranginui Walker
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Ian Wedde
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Peter Wells
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Albert Wendt
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Jane Westaway
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Damien Wilkins
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Mona Williams
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Pamela Wolfe
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council
* Richard Wolfe
Biographical notes from the New Zealand Book Council