Editorial board


Damian Love is the founder of Erewhon Press. He has worked as an academic editor for various publishers in New Zealand and Britain. He completed his D.Phil. in English at Oxford in 2005, and as an independent scholar he has written on subjects ranging from Old English poetry to recent New Zealand literature.

board members

Members of the editorial board are voluntary expert advisors and ensure that the publications of Erewhon Press meet rigorous peer review standards.

David Howard co-founded Takahē magazine (1989), spent thirty-five years writing The Incomplete Poems (Cold Hub Press, 2011), collaborated with the artist Peter Ransom on You Look So Pretty When You’re Unfaithful to Me (Holloway Press, 2012), and edited A Place To Go On From: the Collected Poems of Iain Lonie (Otago University Press, 2015). He has received the New Zealand Society of Authors Mid-Career Writers’ Award (2009), the University of the South Pacific Poetry Prize (2011), the Robert Burns Fellowship (2013) and the Otago Wallace Residency (2014).

Timothy Jones is Lecturer at the School of English, Victoria University of Wellington. His research interests include the Gothic, genre theory and non-discursive reading experiences. Present work includes pieces on Ray Bradbury and Frank Sargeson. He is part of the editorial team for the Journal of New Zealand Literature.

Lachlan Paterson is Senior Lecturer at Te Tumu School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, University of Otago. His research has focused especially on social, political and religious discourses in niupepa (Maori-language newspapers) of the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He is also collecting archival material from which to construct an anthology of the ‘voices’ of nineteenth-century Maori women.

Mark Williams is Professor at the School of English, Victoria University of Wellington. His research has focused on New Zealand and modern literature. He has published widely in both fields since the mid 1980s and is on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of Commonwealth Literature and Canadian Literature. He is currently editing A History of New Zealand Literature for Cambridge University Press.

Janet Wilson is Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Northampton. Her research interests are primarily in the literary and visual cultures of the white settler societies of New Zealand and Australia. She has taught at the University of Otago, been a Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, and Visiting Fellow in New Zealand Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. As vice-chair of the New Zealand Studies Network, she convenes and co-ordinates New Zealand-related research events at Birkbeck.