Glenn Colquhoun


Glenn Colquhoun is one of sixty authors who attended The Press Christchurch Writers Festival from September 4th to 7th, 2008

Glen Colquhoun is a prize-winning, best-selling poet and children’s writer who is also a doctor.

His first collection of poetry was called The art of walking upright and was inspired by his experience of living and working in Te Tii in Northland for a year. His second collection,  Playing God, won the Poetry category of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2003 and in 2004 he received the country’s largest literary award, the Prize in Modern Letters.

He has also become a writer for children with his Uncle Glenn books. His latest collection of poetry is How we fell.

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