Author & Poet

Helen Lowe

Helen Lowe

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In addition to novels, I also write poetry and short fiction and have been published by the Christchurch Press and Waikato Times newspapers, the NZ Listener, Takahe, a fine line, the NZ Electronic Poetry Centre, Blackmail Press, Broadsheet, Poetry NZ, JAAM, Bravado (all in New Zealand); also Yellow Moon, foam:e and Borderlands (Australia); Carve (USA) and The International Literary Quarterly. I have also had work broadcast on both Radio New Zealand and Plains 96.9 FM.

My writing has been anthologized in: Home: New Short Short Stories by New Zealand Writers (Random House New Zealand, 2005); The Best of Carve Magazine (USA, 2006); tiny gaps (NZ Poetry Society, 2006); the taste of nashi: The Third New Zealand Haiku Anthology (Windrift, 2008); before the sirocco (NZ Poetry Society, 2008); moments in the whirlwind (NZ Poetry Society, 2009); Crest to Crest, Impressions of Canterbury Prose & Poetry (Wily Publications, 2009); and Tales for Canterbury (Random Static, 2011).

The Poetry and Short Fiction pages (under Other Writing, above) include more detail of my publications—and you can read some poems and short stories as well. Enjoy!