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Harry Ricketts

Harry Ricketts

Harry Ricketts is a professor in the English Programme at Victoria University of Wellington and also teaches creative non-fiction at the International Institute of Modern Letters. He has published 30 books. These include literary biographies The Unforgiving Minute: A Life of Rudyard Kipling (1999) and Strange Meetings: the poets of the Great War (2010), personal essays How to Live Elsewhere (2004), and How to Catch a Cricket Match (2006) and ten collections of poems, most recently Half Dark (2015). He has also co-edited several anthologies of New Zealand poetry, a collection of new essays about WWI, How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War (2014) and in 2015 with Gavin McLean The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing.

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