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Cilla McQueen


publications & biography

  

Cilla McQueen Bibliography

 

Books and book reviews

 

Homing In. Dunedin: John McIndoe, 1982
Paul Aubin. Otago Daily Times (6 Mar 1983)
Elizabeth Crayford. Landfall 147 (Sep 1983): 358-62  
G. McMillan. PPTA Journal. n.3 (1983): 43-44
John Newton. ‘Improving the Reputation of Poetry.’ 1983
Terry Sturm. Listener (11 Jun 1983): 65
‘Verse Craftsmen in Fine Form.’ Southland Times (19 Feb 1983)


Anti Gravity.
Dunedin: John McIndoe, 1984
Ronda Cooper. Listener (24 Aug 1985): 55
Charles Croot. Otago Daily Times (23 Jan 1985)
  

Wild Sweets. Dunedin: John McIndoe, 1986
Charles Croot. Otago Daily Times (11 Sep 1986)
Fiona Farrell. Listener (7 Mar 1987): 37-38
Fiona Kidman. Dominion (6 Sep 1986)
Iain Sharp. Landfall 42.3 (Sep 1988): 330-33
  

Benzina. Dunedin: John McIndoe, 1988
Guy Allan. NZ Herald (29 Oct 1988)
Tony Beyer. Dominion (5 Nov 1988)
Charles Croot. Otago Daily Times (7 Dec 1988)
Stephanie Edmond. Listener (27 May 1989): 54
Rangi Faith. Christchurch Press (7 Nov 1989)
Fiona Farrell. Evening Post (11 Feb 1989)

   
Berlin Diary. Dunedin: John McIndoe, 1990
Guy Allan. NZ Herald (8 Sep 1990): 2:6
Tony Beyer. Evening Post (2 Nov 1990): 7
M. Brown. Landfall   v.45 (Sep 1991): 373-75
Cathy Coleborne. Australian Women’s Book Review 4.4 (Dec 1992)
Robin Corney. Dominion Sunday Times (9 Sep 1990): 15
Rangi Faith. Christchurch Press (10 Nov 1990): 27
George Griffiths. Otago Daily Times (15 Sep 1990): 21
Peter Holland. Dunedin Star Weekender (4 Nov 1990)
Giles Hugo. The Saturday Mercury [Tasmania] (9 Dec 1989)
Harvey McQueen. Dominion (22 Sep 1990): 7 ü
’Berlin life remembered.’ Dunedin Star Weekender (9 Sep 1990
  

Crïk´ey : New and Selected Poems 1978-1994. Dunedin: John McIndoe, 1994
Ronda Cooper. Metro (Aug 1994): 129-32
Bill Direen. Listener (25 Jun 1994): 51-52
David Eggleton. Sunday Star Times (15 May 1994): D:8
Bernardette Hall. Dominion (4 Jun 1994): 16
Bryan James. Otago Daily Times (16 Apr 1994): 22
Michael Morrissey. Quote Unquote 10 (Apr 1994): 36-37
Mary Paul. Landfall 188 (Spring 1994): 360-64
Bill Sewell. New Zealand Books 4.1 (Jun 1994): 1,3  
Peter Simpson. Evening Post (22 Apr 1994): 5
   

Markings. Dunedin: U of Otago Press, 2000
Raewyn Bright. Listener (30 Sep 2000): 60-61
Kate Camp. Evening Post (29 Sep 2000): 5
Elizabeth Crayford. New Zealand Books 10.5 (Dec 2000): 21-22
Amy Macpherson. JAAM 14 (Oct 2000): 132-33
Rebecca Palmer. Otago Daily Times (30 Sep 2000): H:37
  

Axis: Poems and Drawings.   Dunedin: U of Otago Press, 2001
Bernadette Hall. New Zealand Books 12.1 (Mar 2002): 19-20
Jeffrey Paparoa Holman. Christchurch Press (1 Sep 2001): Sup 22
Lawrence Jones. Glottis 6 (2001); 143-47
Terry Locke. JAAM 17 (May 2002): 288-91
Terry Locke. English in Aotearoa
Mary Macpherson. Dominion (21 Jul 2001): Sup 10
Emma Neale. Evening Post (15 Jun 2001): 5
Iain Sharp. Sunday Star Times (3 Jun 2001): F:2

  
Soundings.
Dunedin: U of Otago Press, 2002
John Allison. New Zealand Books 14.1 (Mar 2004): 11
Robyn Anderson. Glottis 9 (2003): 156-58
Lindsay Rabbitt. Listener (15 Feb 2003): 60
Trevor Reeves. Southern Ocean Review 24 (12 Jul 2002)
Jane Stafford. Dominion Post (11 Jan 2003): F:8
Hamesh Wyatt. Otago Daily Times (4 Jan 2003): B:6
  

Fire-Penny. Dunedin: U of Otago Press, 2005
Margaret Christensen. Wairarapa Times Age (Nov 2005)
SK Johnson, Salient 21 (2005)
Trevor Reeves. Southern Ocean Review 37 (12 Oct 2005)
Hugh Roberts. Listener (12 Nov 2005): 48-49. Online  
Patricia Soper. The Southland Times (20 Aug 2005)
Janet Wilson. New Zealand Books (Mar 2006): 10
Hamesh Wyatt. Otago Daily Times (24 Sep 2005): Sup 6

 

Audiovisual by Cilla McQueen

Bad Bananas . Sound recording. Music by James Taylor and Alistair Macdougall, 1986

Otherwise . Sound recording. Words and vocals Cilla McQueen. Music and instruments Alistair Macdougall. Dunedin: Rowan, 1989.

Soundtrack for Hotere. Film dir. by Merata Mita. 2000

A Wind Harp. Cilla McQueen and the Blue Neutrinos. Compact disc. U of Otago Press / Strawberry Sound), 2006

 

Scripts and performances by Cilla McQueen

‘Whats Going On.’ Xerox edition/poem accompanying ‘A Imaginary Music’ exhibition. Red Metro Gallery, Dunedin, 1983

‘Shocks and ripples.' 1985

‘Spacy Calcutta's Travelling Truth Show.’ Produced by Rodney Weatherall for ABC. Broadcast on Radio National, Australia, 1986

‘Fancy Numbers.’ 30-min performance piece for 40 voices, two lady performance artists in tap shoes, two synthesisers, electric guitar, piano harp; scores derived from computer-modified drawings of the Otago Peninsula. Marama Hall, Otago University, 1986

‘Harlequin and Columbine.’ Commissioned play for disabled actors. Fortune Theatre, Dunedin, 1987

‘Three Cilla McQueen Songs (for mezzo-soprano/baritone and piano)’ by David Farquhar.  Wellington: Wai-te-ata Press, 1988

‘Red Rose Café.’ Cilla McQueen and Alistair McDougall. Performed by Fortune Theatre at the Manhattan, Dunedin, 1990

‘Lunchtime.’ Play for young adults commissioned by Columba College. Playmarket, 1991

‘Angels Born at the Speed of Light.’ Long poem/vocal score; music by Gillian Whitehead; choreography Bronwyn Judge. Trust Bank Theatre, Dunedin, 1992


  

Prose by Cilla McQueen

'Stone soup: reflections on the creative process.' English in Aotearoa 13 (Nov 1990): 85-92

'Notes on the work of Marilyn Webb.' Art New Zealand 69 (Summer 1993/94): 48-51

'Summer 1977 (1967) by James K. Baxter.' Quote Unquote 22 (Apr 1995): 10-11

Commentary in 'A Silent Waltz: Photographs by Marti Friedlander.' Landfall 198 (Spring 1999): 240-57

‘Touching the Elements.’ In The Lure of Metal. Lure, 2000

‘Dies ist eine wahre Geschichte.’ Neuseeländische Autoren in Berlin. Berlin: Goethe Institut, 2002. Trans. excerpt from Berlin Diary

‘Dark Matter, Ralph Hotere and Language.’ In Ralph Hotere: Black Light. Major Works. Wellington/Dunedin: Te Papa Press/Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 2000

'The Pleasures of Poetry.' Listener (1 Jul 2000): 42-44. Discusses 'Deep in the Hills' by Ruth Dallas

‘Avignon Summer 1978.’ In The Colour of Distance: New Zealand Writers in France, French Writers in New Zealand. Ed. Jenny Bornholdt & Gregory O’Brien. Wellington: Victoria UP, 2005: 39-47

‘A Benign Psychosis?’ NZAP Forum: Journal of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists 11 (2005): 41-48

Reviewing 1998-2004

New Zealand Books reviews of poetry by: Anne French, Heather Macpherson, Anna Jackson, Albert Wendt (Whetu Moana, Polynesian poetry in English), James Brown, Greg O'Brien, Emma Neale, Jenny Bornholdt, Rachel Bush, Hone Tuwhare, Lauris Edmond.


  

About Cilla McQueen

Joanna Paul. 'Exhibitions: Dunedin.' Art New Zealand 27(1983): 16. Rev. of 'An Imaginary Music' by Cilla McQueen at Red Metro Gallery

Harry Ricketts. 'The Poetry of Cilla McQueen.' Landfall 158 (Dec 1984): 452-58

Ronda Cooper. 'Recent New Zealand Poetry.' JNZL:   Journal of New ZealandLiterature v.2 (1984): 23-43

Ian Wedde. 'Pilot Small's Transport Across the Meniscus: The Poetry of Cilla McQueen.' Untold 3 (Autumn 1985): 17-26

Helen White. Rev. of ‘Shocks and Ripples.’ Act 10.4 (Aug 1985): 45-46

John Needham. 'Recent Poetry and Coleridgean Principles.' JNZL: Journal ofNew Zealand Literature v.3 (1985): 35-56  

F. Meyer. 'Full of zing!' More 42 (Dec 1986): 80-83

Marion McLeod. 'Head/hand.' Interview with Cilla McQueen. Listener (7 Mar 1987): 40

Greg O'Brien. 'Cilla McQueen.' In Moments of Invention: Portraits of 21 New Zealand Writers. Auckland: Heinemann Reed, 1988: 88-93

Harry Coghill. 'New Scores from Wai-te-ata.' Canzona 11.31 (Summer 1989): 32. Rev. of 'Three Cilla McQueen Songs (for mezzo-sporano/baritone and piano)' by David Farquhar

Helen Watson White. Rev. of ‘Red Rose Café’ by Cilla McQueen and Alistair Macdougall. Dominion Sunday Times (21 Oct 1990): 14

Louise Petherbridge. Rev. of ‘Red Rose Café’ Otago Daily Times (1990)

Michael Harlow. 'Interview with Cilla McQueen.'   English in Aotearoa 13 (Nov 1990): 93-95

A. Smeele. 'Grant to Dunedin Poet.' Otago Daily Times (9 Oct 1991): 3

Emma Neale. 'Playfulness and Politics: New Zealand Poetry 1987-1990.' Australian and New Zealand Studies in Canada 10 (Dec 1993): 121-35

Bridie Lonie. ‘Exhibitions, Dunedin.’ Art New Zealand 67 (Winter 1993): 36-37

Emma Farry. 'King Ralph.' Southern Skies (Jun 1993): 34-39

Charmian Smith. 'Poetry part of Dunedin Writer's Rhythm of Life.' Otago Daily Times (18 May 1994): 23

Jonathan Mane-Wheoki. 'Hotere: Out the Black Window.' Landfall 194 (Spring 1997): 233-40. Hotere in collaboration with sundry poets, including Cilla McQueen

Damian Skinner. 'Exhibitions, Wellington.' Art New Zealand 85 (Summer 1997): 24-25. Rev. of ‘Out the Black Window,’paintings by Ralph Hotere, poems by Cilla McQueen et al.

Emma Neale. ‘Touchpapers: The Poetics of the House Fire.’ Landfall 201 (May 2001): 134-42

‘A Walk Upstream’ and interview with Nick Ascroft and Richard Reeve. Glottis 9 (2004): 17-21

 

 

Cilla McQueen and nzepc
April 2006

 


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