C.K. Stead

C.K. Stead is a poet, literary critic and novelist who has written more than 40 books. He was a Professor of English at the University of Auckland for 20 years and has won numerous awards, including the New Zealand Book Award for both poetry and fiction. He was awarded a CBE in 1985 for services to New Zealand literature. In 2007, Stead received his country’s highest award, the Order of New Zealand, which he is currently the only writer to hold. He presents The Yellow Buoy, a three-part book of poetry completed in his 80th year.

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