Pat White is a writer and painter living in Fairlie. His work has been published and exhibited regularly since Frontiers Press published his first volume of poetry in 1976. He has also published a memoir, How the Land Lies; of longing and belonging (VUP) following study for an MA in Creative Writing. His exhibition Gallipoli: In search of a family story will show at Timaru’s Aigantighe Gallery from April 14-May 21. Pat was born in Tapanui in 1944.