Paul Millar

Paul Millar is Professor of English at the University of Canterbury, with extensive publications in New Zealand literature, particularly the poetry of James K. Baxter. His biography of novelist and cultural commentator Bill Pearson was a finalist in the 2011 New Zealand Book Awards. Forthcoming: a collected works of J.C. Sturm.

Jun 23, 2021
Black and white photograph of 10 schoolgirls in uniform, standing in a line with hands on the hips of the girl in front. One Māori girl, fourth from left.

Today we publish a poem by J.C. Sturm that has been lost for 70 years

The story of a poem, and how it was rediscovered.

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May 29, 2020

Now is the time to invest in the creative arts

An even more substantial investment in the creative arts will help drive our post-Covid recovery.

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Sep 4, 2019

The Wednesday Poem: Thx 4 the memories by Paul Millar

A poem by Christchurch scholar Paul Millar.

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