Saturday, December 1, 2007

Bagby, Stu

[Photograph: Jan Kemp]

Stu Bagby (b. 1947)


Aotearoa NZ Poetry Sound Archive (2004):


1. Blue Baths, Rotorua
2. First Dance
3. Looking at the big picture
4. No thank you
5. Small steps
6. Tending, Christmas 1999
7. Sonnet for back door beer drinkers
8. Open to the right kind of public
9. Mad Viko
10. The tourist at the printery
11. Early morning/Te Wharau
12. Postscript
13. No getting away from it
14. Country ways
15. Hawk or gull or dove

Bio / Bibliography:

Stu Bagby was born in Te Kopuru in 1947. He began writing poetry in his forties when he took up the position of gravedigger on Auckland's North Shore. Editor and publisher of the prose/poetry anthology Here After (Living with Bereavement), he was the winner of the NZ Poetry Society Competition in 2000. In 2002 a selection of his work appeared in New Poets Vol. 2, published by Auckland University Press.

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