Ian Wedde


Ian Wedde is a poet, novelist, curator and essayist. He was New Zealand’s poet laureate 2011–2013.

His most recent books are a monograph, Bill Culbert: Making Light Work (Auckland University Press, 2009), a novel, The Catastrophe (Victoria University Press, 2011) and a collection of poems, The Lifeguard (Auckland University Press, 2013).


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