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Resisting closure, Michael Harlow

Sidetracks Alan Loney Auckland University Press, $24.95 
ISBN I 86940 194 8 Salamanca Vivienne Plumb HeadworX, $16.95, ISBN 0 473 05155 9 Sweet Banana Wax Peppers Jenny Powell-Chalmers HeadworX, $16.95, ISBN 0 473 05460 4 Alan Loney is New Zealand’s…
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Confident variety, Phillip Mann

Love Knots Vivienne Plumb, $16.95 ISBN 0 9583393 1 7 Front Women Lorae Parry, $16.95 ISBN 0 473 02171 4 Cracks  Lorae Parry, $14.95 ISBN 0 958 339309 The Case of Katherine Mansfield  Cathy Downes, $16.95 ISBN 0 958 339333…
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The same old plot, Colleen Reilly

Like You, Really Kate Flannery, Penguin Books, $24.95 The Wife Who Spoke Japanese in Her Sleep Vivienne Plumb, Otago University Press, $24.95 Best Friends Elspeth Sandys, David Ling, $19.95 All the Tenderness Left in the World Stephanie Johnson, Otago University…
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Strong collection from young poets, Rachel Bush

Sevensome Vivienne Plumb and Paola Bilbrough (eds), Calliope Press, $13.00 Seven women, young enough to be able to use a word like ‘km’ comfortably and all of them talented, combined to publish this book. When I first read it, a…
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Do they have talent?: they sure have chutzpah, Anne French

Between these Hills Vivienne Plumb (ed), Between these Hills Collective, Wellington, 1991 White Feathers: An Anthology of New Zealand and Pacific Island Poetry on the Theme of Peace Terry Locke, Peter Low and John Winslade (eds), Hazard Press, Christchurch, 1991,…
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