• 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. It was highly commended in the 2018 NZSA Heritage Book Awards. 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


    • CompetitionJudging
    • Editing
    • Indexing
    • Novelist
    • Poetry readings
    • Short story writing
    • Translating




    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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