19 May 2018

Elizabeth Smither - Night Horse

From Saturday Morning, 11:04 am on 19 May 2018

Taranaki-based Elizabeth Smither is a poet, novelist and short story writer and she has published several works in each genre. She has received several awards, including being named the 2002 Te Mata Poet Laureate, the 2008 Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Poetry and the 2014 Janet Frame Memorial Award for Literature. Now she has another gong to add to the list: the Poetry Award in the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, for her 18th collection of poetry, Night Horse.