Author Owen Marshall
Owen Marshall has has been called a master of the short story; his latest collection Living as a Moon is a finalist in the fiction section of the NZ Post Book Awards and explores the concept of identity and what it means. He has written or edited twenty-three books to date. Awards for his fiction include the New Zealand Literary Fund Scholarship in Letters, fellowships at Otago and Canterbury universities and the Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship in Menton, France. In 2000 he received the ONZM for services to literature and his novel Harlequin Rex won the Montana New Zealand Book Awards Deutz Medal for Fiction.