• Jack Ross

    Public Email J.R.Ross@massey.ac.nz
    Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jack.ross.37625
    Website http://mairangibay.blogspot.com/

    Jack Ross's latest work of fiction, The Annotated Tree Worship, was published by Paper Table in 2017. His previous publications include five poetry collections (City of Strange Brunettes - 1998, Chantal's Book - 2002,  To Terezin - 2007, Celanie - 2012, and A Clearer View of the Hinterland - 2014), three novels (Nights with Giordano Bruno - 2000, The Imaginary Museum of Atlantis - 2006, and EMO - 2008), as well as three books of short fiction.

    He is the managing editor of Poetry New Zealand, and has also edited a number of books and journals, including (with Jan Kemp) the trilogy of audio / text anthologies Classic, Contemporary and New NZ Poets in Performance (Auckland University Press, 2006-8). He has a Doctorate in English and Comparative Literature from the University of Edinburgh and works as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University's Albany campus. Further details can be found on his blog The Imaginary Museum, available at the address above.


    • Adult Fiction
    • Adult Non-Fiction
    • Fiction
    • Poetry
    • Short stories


    • Editing
    • Novelist
    • Poetry readings
    • Short story writing




    Mairangi Bay


    Celanie: Poems & Drawings after Paul Celan (2012)

    Poems by Jack Ross & Drawings by Emma Smith. Introduction by Jack Ross. Afterword by Bronwyn Lloyd. ISBN: 978-0-473-22484-4. Pania Samplers, 3. Auckland: Pania Press, 2012. 168 pp.

    A Clearer View of the Hinterland (2014)

    A Clearer View of the Hinterland: Poems & Sequences 1981-2014. ISBN: 978-0-473-29640-7. Wellington: HeadworX, 2014. ii + 190 pp.

    The Annotated Tree Worship (2017)

    The Annotated Tree Worship: 1 - Draft Research Portfolio. ISBN 978-0-473-41328-6.
    Paper Table Novellas 2 (i). Auckland: Paper Table, 2017. iv + 88 pp.

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