Fleur Adcock

Fleur Adcock has written some of the best poems in New Zealand literature. Her latest collection Hoard was published in October 2017. Fleur was born in Auckland in 1934.

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Nov 10, 2017

The Friday Poem: 'Hot Baths' by Fleur Adcock

New verse by New Zealand-born writer living in England, Fleur Adcock.

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Feb 24, 2017

The Friday poem: 'Blue stars' by Fleur Adcock

New verse by London writer Fleur Adcock.

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Mar 14, 2016

Scenes from a marriage: Fleur Adcock on the violent dark side of Barry Crump

"He was not just a colourful but basically amiable rogue," writes Fleur Adcock of her ex-husband Barry Crump, who created an enduring myth of himself as good old Crump. "He was also a chronic liar and a bully."

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Oct 9, 2015

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