Harry Ricketts

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Professor School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies

Courses

Teaching in 2018

Research interests

Harry teaches and does research on nineteenth and twentieth century poetry, including New Zealand poetry, children’s literature, creative non-fiction and literary biography. His most recent publications include: The Awa Book of New Zealand Sports Writing (2010); with Paula Green, 99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry (2010); and Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War (2010). He has also published personal essays, most recently How to Live Elsewhere (2004) and How to Catch a Cricket Match (2006

Qualifications

MA Oxford
MLitt Oxford

Areas of supervision

  • Literary Biography.
  • New Zealand Poetry.
  • Sports Writing, Children's Literature and Creative Non-Fiction.

Selection of publications

Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War London, Chatto & Windus, 2010.

Co-written with Paula Green, 99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry, Auckland: Random House, 2010.

Harry Ricketts (Ed), The Awa Book of New Zealand Sports Writing, Wellington: Awa Press, 2010.

How to Catch a Cricket Match, Wellington: Awa Press, 2006.

Your Secret Life, Wellington: HeadworX, 2005.

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Courses

Teaching in 2018