View from the South
OWEN MARSHALL, novelist, short story writer, poet and anthologist has published over thirty books. Awards include the Deutz Medal for Fiction at the Montana NZ Book Awards, the New Zealand Literary Fund Scholarship in Letters, fellowships at Otago and Canterbury universities and the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship in France. He is an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to literature, a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, and has received the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Fiction. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Canterbury. See more at www.owenmarshall.net.nz. GRAHAME SYDNEY is one of New Zealand's major artists, best known for his glorious landscapes of Central Otago. His paintings have been widely exhibited and are held in private and public collections worldwide. Sydney is also an occasional photographer. In 2003, he was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to painting.