Poet: Siobhan Harvey
Printer: Tara McLeod, The Pear Tree Press
Medium: Letterpress printing using 24pt Garamond type on
290gsm off white Tiepolo.
Size: 280 x 380 mm
Limited Edition of 10
Siobhan Harvey the author of 2013 Kathleen Grattan Award winning poetry collection, Cloudboy (Otago University Press, 2014) and, as co-editor, Essential New Zealand Poems: Facing the Empty Page (Penguin Random House NZ, 2014) which was shortlisted for the 2015 PANZ Book Awards.
She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at The Centre for Creative Writing, Auckland University of Technology. Recently, her work has been published in Stand (UK), Griffith Review (Aus) and Asian Literary Review (HK) amongst others. Her creative nonfiction/ memoir writings have been published in Landfall, Pilgrimage (US) and Segue (US). She was shortlisted for the 2015 Janet Frame Memorial Award, and was runner-up in 2014 New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry Competition, 2012 Dorothy Porter Poetry Prize (Aus), 2012 Kevin Ireland Poetry Competition and 2011 Landfall Essay Prize, as well as being nominated for the Pushcart Prize (US). The Poetry Archive (UK) holds a ‘Poet’s Page’ devoted to her work.
Tara McLeod is described by Dr. Donald Kerr, F.L.S, Special Collections Librarian, University of Otago, as “the best limited edition hand-print book-maker in the country.”
McLeod established The Pear Tree Press in 1988 and produces a varied range of limited edition hand printed letterpress books and prints. His work is represented in major libraries and collections throughout the world.