Born: February 07 1954 in Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Resides: Wellington, New Zealand
E-mail: Laurice (dot) Gilbert (at) paradise (dot) net (dot) nz
I have an extensive poetry publication history in verse journals and anthologies as well as in a few non-literary magazines. I am National Coordinator and President of the New Zealand Poetry Society, and was instrumental in providing a website presence for the New Zealand haiku community.
Awards and Other Honors: Two Highly Commended, New Zealand Poetry Society International Competition (2012); Featured Poet International at Muse-Pie Press for 2012.
Books Published: My Family & Other Strangers (Academy Aotearoa Press, 2012 [http://www.poetrysociety.org.nz/mf%2526os]
Credits: Highly Commended, NZPS Competition (2012); Building a time machine [ed. Owen Bullock] (NZPS, Wellington, 2012) [http://www.poetrysociety.org.nz/timemachine]