Cilla McQueen

Cilla McQueen is a major New Zealand poet. In 2009 she was named New Zealand Poet Laureate. Fire-Penny, published by Otago University Press in 2005, was her tenth collection of poetry. A Wind Harp features McQueen reading a selection of her poems - an unforgettable CD. McQueen has been awarded the NZ Book Award for Poetry three times and held numerous fellowships including the QEII Arts Council's Scholarship in Letters, the University of Otago's Burns Fellowship, a Fulbright Visiting Writers'...See more