The Art of Walking Upright

Glenn Colquhoun


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Glenn is a doctor; during his training he took a year off to live in a remote Bay of Islands community. This is a profound, beautiful and funny distillation of that experience. Rich insights into Māori and Pākehā — a vision of Aotearoa NZ now and for the future. Extraordinary.

“should be compulsory reading” — Evening Post

About the author

Glenn Colquhoun is a doctor, poet and children’s writer. His first poetry collection, The Art of Walking Upright, won Best First Book of Poetry at the 2000 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. In 2003 he won the Poetry Category and also became the first poet to be awarded the coveted Montana Readers’ Choice Award. He has written several children’s books and has been the convener of the New Zealand Post Book Awards. In 2004, Colquhoun was the recipient of the Prize in Modern Letters.

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Dimensions 170 × 240 mm