Ben Brown

Ben Brown is an award winning children’s author, poet, short story/non-fiction/freelance writer. He has performed poetry throughout New Zealand and his work has been published around the world. Ben lives and works in Lyttelton.

Jul 10, 2021
Old black and white family photo, very beautiful, a mother kissing her baby's cheek. Baby looking straight to camera.

This is how harakeke grows

A child discovers the power of words.

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Nov 18, 2020
Head and shoulders photograph of poet Ben Brown

How could you not have a story?

Last summer a group of young people in a Christchurch youth justice facility wrote a book. This is their story, as told by their teacher, poet Ben Brown.

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May 10, 2020

The ghost of love will have her way: a poet responds to Auē

A review of Becky Manawatu's acclaimed debut novel.

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