Jack Ross

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location Mairangi Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Introduction I've published five poetry collections: City of Strange Brunettes (1998), Chantal’s Book (2002), To Terezín (2007), Celanie (2012), and A Clearer View of the Hinterland (2014), as well as six books of fiction, most recently Kingdom of Alt (2010). I work as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University (ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3988-3926).
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