Chris Orsman

Chris Orsman is the author of "Ornamental Gorse," which won the New Zealand Society of Authors Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry, and "South: An Antarctic Journey," which was shortlisted for the Montana New Zealand Book Awards. He was the 2002 writer in residence at Victoria University of Wellington's Glen Schaeffer House. His poems have been published in numerous anthologies and journals.