Jack Ross

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Gender Male
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction I've published six full-length poetry collections, including Chantal's Book (2002), A Clearer View of the Hinterland (2014) and The Oceanic Feeling (2021), as well as several works of fiction: most recently Ghost Stories (2019). In 2022 I retired from my job as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University, but I continue to blog at The Imaginary Museum.
Interests Writing, Book-collecting, Mythology, Ghosts, The Arabian Nights, Non-European Fictional Traditions
Favorite Movies Once Upon a Time in America, Naked Lunch, Zentropa, The Shining, Ken Burns' Civil War, Deadwood, Lawrence of Arabia
Favorite Music Strauss: Tod und Verklarung, Messaien: Quartet for the End of Time, Bach: Mass in B Minor
Favorite Books Homer's Odyssey, Le Guin: The Lathe of Heaven, Dick: The Man in the High Castle, Ovid's Metamorphoses, Apollinaire: Alcools