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Michael Morrissey


Works By:

Anthology
Essential New Zealand short stories. Auckland: Random House, 2009.
Poems in Below the Surface. Auckland: Vintage, 1995. Voyager link
The Flamingo Anthology of New Zealand Short Stories. Auckland: Flamingo, 2000. Voyager link
Evening Post April 20 (2000): 21-21.
Listener April 29 (2000): 45-46.
Otago Daily Times H; May 13 (2000): 33-33.
New Zealand Books 10.3; Aug (2000): 3-4.
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Article
"A rare breed." New Zealand Books 4.2; Aug (1994): 19-19.
"Does size matter." Quote Unquote 10; April (1994): 36-37.
"High-revving ranter." Metro 6.65; Nov (1986): 282-283.
"How to write a novel." Quote Unquote 41; Nov (1996): 12-13.
"Whole man....tremble." Islands 6.3; May (1978): 326-328.
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Autobiography
Taming the tiger: a personal encounter with manic depression. Auckland: Polygraphia, 2011.
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Criticism
Islands 4; Fall (1974): 95-98.
Sunday Star Times D May (1994): 8.
Quote Unquote 22; April (1995): 29-30.
Quote Unquote 39; Sept (1996): 27-28.
Investigate 10.2; Jan/Feb (2001): 91.
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Interview
"Interview with Mike Johnson." Landfall 41.4; Dec (1987): 425-435.
"Print anachronism : Warwick Jordan." Auckland Metro 6.60; June (1986): 169-170.
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Non Fiction
N.Z.s Top 10. Auckland: Moa Beckett, 1993. Voyager link
Quote Unquote 7; Dec (1993): 38-38.
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Novel
Heart of the volcano. Auckland: Bookcaster Press, 2000. Voyager link
New Zealand Books 12.2; June (2002): 7-8.
Otago Daily Times H; October 7 (2000): 28-28.
Paradise to Come. Auckland: Flamingo, 1997. Voyager link
Evening Post July 18 (1997): 7-7.
New Zealand Herald G; July 19 (1997): 6-7.
New Zealand Doctor October 15 (1997): 41-41.
Listener August 2 (1997): 47-47.
The Press sup; August 9 (1997): 17-17.
Otago Daily Times August 30 (1997): 25-25.
Metro 196; Oct (1997): 108-111.
New Zealand Books 7.4; Oct (1997): 3-4.
Landfall 195; Autumn (1998): 158-161.
Tropic of Skorpeo. Wellington: Steam Press, 2012. Voyager link
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Obituary
"E.H. McCormick 1906-1995." Quote Unquote 23; May (1995): 6-6.
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Poetry
A Case of Briefs. Auckland, Van Guard Xpress 1989.
Listener 128.2642; November 5 (1990): 110-111.
The Press October 6 (1990): 26-26.
New Zealand Herald January 13 (1990): 5-5.
"After the matinee." Islands 4.3; Spring (1975): 313-314.
"Art is the acceptable salvage; The children." Poetry NZ 8; (1994): 63-64.
"Borges; Some oranges; A tambourine." Landfall 157; Mar (1986): 26-27.
Closer to the Bone : Poems. Christchurch, Sword Press 1981.
Comment 14; Nov (1981): 36-36.
Listener 99.2177; October 10 (1981): 100-101.
Landfall 35; Sept (1981): 295-297.
Reviews Journal 2; (1982): 48-49.
Dr Strangeloves Prescription. Auckland, Van Guard Xpress 1988.
Listener 124.2575; July 15 (1989): 76-76.
Dreams. Christchurch, Sword Press 1981.
"From The mature man." Poetry Australia 110; (1987): 15-17.
From the swimming pool question : a collection of poems. New Plymouth, Zenith Pub. 2006.
"Girl by a river." Comment 10; Mar (1980): 33-33.
"Love poem; Ashore; From the living room." Islands 3.3; Spring (1974): 282-285.
Make Love in All the Rooms. Dunedin, Caveman Press 1978.
Outrigger 2.4; July (1978): 43-47.
Islands 7; Winter (1978): 203-211.
Landfall 33; Mar (1979): 80-84.
"Make love in all the rooms; Waking up first; Poem about pure shape." Islands 4.4; Summer (1975): 368-371.
Memory gene pool. Lyttelton, Cold Hub Press 2012. Voyager link
"My imaginary grandmother : a dog called Homer : from the swimming pool question." Landfall 42.3; Sept (1988): 290-293.
New Zealand, What Went Wrong?. Auckland, Van Guard Xpress 1988.
Listener 124.2575; July 15 (1989): 76-76.
"One more dirty old man." Landfall 118; June (1976): 130-130.
"Our desirable crime." Comment 12; Sept (1980): 30-30.
"Photographs of old poets." Landfall 180; June (1976): 123-123.
"Poems." Printout 12; Autumn (1997): 3-5.
Poems in Bright But Invisible. Auckland, Auckland University College Students Association Press 1978.
"Rangitoto snuffs out; An honest poem about sex; Please pay attention." Takahe 8; Winter (1991): 34-35.
"Sea sentences." Printout 1; Nov (1991): 34-35.
Shes Not the Child of Sylvia Plath: Poems. Christchurch, Sword Press 1981.
Landfall 35; Sept (1981): 295-297.
Listener 99.2177; October 10 (1981): 100-101.
Comment 14; Nov (1981): 36-36.
Taking in the View. Auckland, Auckland University Press 1986.
Listener 114.2440; November 22 (1986): 75-75.
Landfall 41.1; Mar (1987): 98-103.
The American Hero Loosens His Tie. Auckland, Van Guard Xpress 1989.
"The freedom of love; Why we all write love poems." Auckland live 2; Spring (1992): 40-41.
"The Incubus whispers; Transplant; My fathers house; The voyeur." Landfall 121; Mar (1977): 80-81.
"The novelist on a commune; Cameo." Landfall 132; Dec (1979): 360-361.
"Vacuums." Islands 8.3; Oct (1980): 260-261.
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Short Story
"A mermaid on a blue horse : a tale with two endings." Landfall 150; June (1984): 141-151.
"After the flood." Landfall 125; Mar (1978): 35-38.
"An evening with Ionesco." Islands 6.4; May (1978): 405-416.
"At Maisies place." Islands 4.2; Winter (1975): 158-178.
"Bookkeeping." Metro Auckland 168; June (1995): 112-115.
"Day at the circus." Islands 5.3; Mar (1977): 247-259.
"Existential kissing." Metro Auckland 161; Nov (1994): 130-133.
"Hitlers French letter." Listener 145.2844; October 15 (1994): 34-36.
"Jack Kerouac sat down beside the Wanganui River and wept." Islands 8.3; Oct (1980): 187-193.
"Kellys bride." Metro Auckland 186; Dec (1996): 112-119.
"Let there be light." Metro Auckland 168; June (1995): 112-115.
"Like going to the movies." Auckland Metro 5.54; Dec (1985): 216-225.
"Murdock." Islands 1.2; Nov (1984): 157-168.
"My father; My mother." Landfall 43.1; Mar (1989).
"No life on Mars." Other Voices 2; (1991): 43-43.
Octavios Last Invention. Auckland, Brick Row 1991.
Dominion November 23 (1991): 11-11.
New Zealand Herald January 4 (1992): 4-4.
North and South Mar (1992): 125-127.
The Press sup; January 11 (1992): 10-10.
Otago Daily Times February 22 (1992): 25-25.
Listener 133.2713; March 30 (1992): 50-53.
Printout 3; Sept (1992): 55-55.
New Zealand Books 2.3; Dec (1992): 8-8.
"Phosgene; An auction." Landfall 136; Dec (1980): 332-337.
"Terry loves me." Auckland Metro 18; Dec (1982): 143-149.
The Fat Lady & the Astronomer : Some Persons, Persuasions, Paranoias and Places You Ought to Encounter. Christchurch, Sword Press 1981.
Listener 102.2225; September 18 (1982): 94-94.
Listener 102.2225; September 18 (1982): 94-94.
New Outlook 1.2; Winter (1982): 33-33.
Landfall 36; Dec (1982): 481-485.
Reviews Journal 1; July (1983): 52-53.
"The flood." Islands 5.1; Sept (1976): 16-18.
The New Fiction. Auckland, Lindon Publishing 1985.
Metro 5.54; Dec (1985): 226-228.
Wellington City Magazine Dec (1985): 105-106.
Landfall 157; Mar (1986): 121-124.
"The new super heroes." Brain 1.1; Summer (1989): 26-29.
"Turn of the wheel." Auckland Metro 8; Feb (1982): 106-108.
"Waiting for the wind of inspiration; Sitting on the sea (for Susan)." Takahe 5; Spring (1990): 50-51.
"What's in a name?." Listener January 5 (1999): 34-35.
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Short Story Collection
Sunday 22: the winners of the Sunday Star-Times short story competition/ with an introduction by Owen Marshall. Auckland, Vintage 2006. Voyager link
New Zealand Books 17.3; (2007): 26.
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Sound Recording
The Globe Tapes : 42 New Zealand Poets Read Their Work. Auckland, Hard Echo Press 1985. Voyager link
Landfall 159; Sept (1986): 398-402.
Landfall 159; Sept (1986): 398-402.
 

Works about:

Anthology
Morrissey, Michael. The Flamingo Anthology of New Zealand Short Stories. Flamingo, Auckland, 2000.
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Article
Gifkins, Michael. "Life to book to film." Listener 115.2458; April 4 (1987): 65-65.
Gifkins, Michael. "Another chance." Listener 120.2502; February 6 (1988): 54-54.
Gifkins, Michael. "Dr Rogets notebook." Listener 120.2502; February 6 (1988): 54-54.
Gifkins, Michael. "New Zealand - What Went Wrong? and Dr Strangeloves Prescription." Listener 122.2543; November 26 (1988): 80-81.
Sharp, Iain. "Worlds apart in time." Sunday Star Times E; July 13 (1997): 4-4.
Heal, Andrew. "Dark side of the moon." Metro 209; Nov (1998): 62-67.
Horrocks, John. "Truth telling: Michael Morrissey's poetry." Poetry NZ 37; Sept (2008): 94-100.
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Criticism
Simpson, Peter. "Recent fiction and the Sargeson tradition." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 1; (1983): 17-30.
Broughton, W. S. "Short fiction 1985 to 1987." JNZL: Journal of New Zealand Literature 6; (1988): 87-95.
Edwards, Denis. "The martyrdom of Michael Morrissey." Metro 107; May (1990): 164-165.
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Interview
Landfall 37; June (1983): 176-190.
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Motion Picture
Botes, Costa. Daytime tiger. Lone Pine Production, 2011.
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Short Story Collection
Edmond, Lauris. Essential New Zealand short stories. Random House, Auckland, 2009.
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