Glenn Colquhoun is an award-winning poet, a children’s writer and works as a GP in Horowhenua. His first collection won best first book of poetry at the 2000 Montana Book Awards, and his third collection, Playing God, won the poetry section and reader’s choice award in 2003. He has published four children’s books and a book of essays, been awarded the prize in Modern Letters in 2004 and a Fulbright Scholarship to Harvard University in 2010. He was part of the ‘transit of venus’ poetry exchange at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair and in 2014 represented New Zealand on the Commonwealth Poets United Poetry project. A new book, Late Love, is due to be published by Bridget Williams Books in 2016.