Sunday, December 2, 2007

Ascroft, Nick

[Photograph: Jan Kemp]

Nick Ascroft (b. 1973)


New New Zealand Poets in Performance (2008):

The Badder & the Better
All of the Other Ascrofts Are Dead
Cheap Present

Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. The Badder & the Better
2. Doesn’t Have a Name
3. Better
4. A Dogma of Dogs
5. The Making of Some by Dogs & Versa.
6. All of the Other Ascrofts Are Dead
7. Cheap Present
8. Pig in a Pool

Bio /Bibliography:

Nick Ascroft was born in Oamaru in 1973 and educated at the University of Otago. He is the founding editor of Glottis, has been a guest editor of Takahe, and has edited the Otago University Students’ Association literary review. In the first half of 2003, he was Burns Fellow at the University of Otago. His poetry has appeared in Trout, JAAM, Southern Ocean Review, Takahe, Glottis, Poetry NZ, the Listener, Sport and Landfall. He is a regular contributor of reviews, criticism and interviews to various publications and frequently performs his work in Dunedin.


From the Author of, Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2000
Nonsense, Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2003


Litter: OUSA literary review, 2000 (with Corin Black)
Glottis, 1-9


New Zealand Writing: The NeXt Wave, Dunedin: University of Otago Press, 1998

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