Paula Green is a poet, reviewer, children's author, NZ Book Award judge and anthologist.
Two recent books include 99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry (co-written with Harry Ricketts and short-listed for the 2011 NZ Post Book Awards) and Dear Heart: 150 New Zealand Love Poems (both Random House). She has published two collections for children: Flamingo Bendalingo (AUP) and Macaroni Moon (Random House).
She now runs NZ Poetry Box,a poetry blog aimed at primary and intermediate school pupils, with the aim of passing on her love of poetry.
Paula Green talks to Kathryn Ryan during Nine to Noon.