Tunes for Bears to Dance...
I became aware of the fallibility of the real, that the splendidly detailed objective world of sound and colours, shapes and textures was not completely opaque, and that beneath it View more
Tunes for Bears to Dance To: The Shaping of a New Zealand Writer
4 December 2014
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Owen Marshall has written, or edited, over twenty-five books. He has held fellowships at the Universities of Canterbury and Otago, and in Menton, France. In 2000 he received the ONZM and in the same year his novel Harlequin Rex won the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Canterbury, which awarded him the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters in 2002. He was awarded the CNZM in 2012 for services to literature, and in 2013 received the Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement in Fiction.