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Mark Pirie appears in Australasian Macao, China anthology

I will appear in the forthcoming anthology, Notes for the Translators: Poems from 142 New Zealand and Australian Poets.

The book is intended to be offered to Chinese mainstream publishers for translation.

My poem is 'Progress' (also anthologised in Bill Sewell and Lauris Edmond's Essential New Zealand Poems (Godwit/Random House, 2001)) is included.

Notes for the Translators was collected and edited by Christopher (Kit) Kelen of the University of Macao, China. It also features other leading New Zealand and Australian poets like Les A Murray, John Kinsella, David Eggleton, James Norcliffe, Chris Wallace-Crabbe, Michael O'Leary and Niel Wright.