This article is about the writer. For the TV show, see Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law. For the footballer, see Owen Marshall (footballer).
Owen Marshall, CNZM (born 1941, Te Kuiti, New Zealand) is the pen name of Owen Marshall Jones, a New Zealand short story writer and novelist. The third son of a Methodist minister and older brother of Rhys Jones, he came of age in Blenheim and Timaru, and graduated from the University of Canterbury with an MA in English in 1964. Marshall taught in a rural boys' high school for 25 years before becoming a full-time author.
Marshall has been ranked among the very finest, if not the finest, New Zealand's short story writers, as reported in the New Zealand Book Council short biography of the author.
1 Awards and honors,
3 See also,
5 External links,
Awards and honors:
2013 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement,
Supper Waltz Wilson, and Other New Zealand Stories. Christchurch : Pegasus, 1979.,
The Master of Big Jingles & Other Stories. Dunedin : McIndoe, 1982.,
The Day Hemingway Died, and Other Stories. Dunedin : McIndoe, 1984.,
The Lynx Hunter, and Other Stories. Dunedin : McIndoe, 1987.,
An indirect geography radio narrative by Owen Marshall. 1990.,
The Divided World : Selected Stories. Dunedin : John McIndoe, 1989.,
Tomorrow We Save the Orphans : Fiction. Dunedin : John McIndoe, 1992.,
The Ace of Diamonds Gang and Other Stories: McIndoe Press, 1993.,
Timeless Land. Painter, Grahame Sydney; poet, Brian Turner; writer, Owen Marshall; with an introduction by Sam Neill. Dunedin : Longacre Press, 1995.,
The Best of Owen Marshall's Short Stories. Auckland : Random House, 1997.,
Harlequin Rex. Auckland: Vintage, 1999. (Novel),
When Gravity Snaps. Auckland: Vintage, 2002.(Short stories)
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