Harry Ricketts

A poet, editor, biographer, critic and academic, Harry Ricketts teaches literature and creative non-fiction at Victoria University of Wellington. His eleventh and most recent collection of poems is Winter Eyes (VUP, 2018). Harry was born in 1950 quite near the Thames in Surrey (described by the poet Gavin Ewart as a “scruffy county”).

Books
Dec 6, 2019

The Friday Poem: The Writing Life by Harry Ricketts

A new poem by Harry Ricketts.

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Books
May 18, 2018

The Friday Poem: 'Grief Limericks' by Harry Ricketts

New verse by Wellington writer Harry Ricketts.

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Books
Nov 16, 2016

In which a distinguished academic writes the most bizarre review ever published

There are good, standard, engaged reviews; but every once in a while, like never, or just this once, a reviewer (name of Harry Ricketts; Wellington academic, poet, strange guy) comes along and writes a book review which is beyond meta and just kind of far-out, also brilliant.

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Books
Apr 29, 2016

The Friday Poem – Harry Ricketts

New verse by Harry Ricketts,

Read on.

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