Murray Edmond

Murray Edmond is the author of 20 books of poetry and fiction, and serves as editor of on-line journal, Ka Mate Ka Ora: A New Zealand Journal of Poetry and Poetics and dramaturge for Indian Ink Theatre Company. For reasons “unknown or unknowable” he still continues to write, with distant and bracing prospect of Waikumete Cemetery in view. Murray was born in Hamilton in 1949.

Nov 22, 2018

The state of New Zealand poetry in 2018

Book of the Week: In which Spinoff Review of Books literary editor Steve Braunias commissions Murray Edmond to review an anthology of New Zealand poetry published by Steve Braunias.

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Oct 26, 2018

The Friday Poem: 'A new song of allegiance' by Murray Edmond

New verse by Auckland writer Murray Edmond.

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