Author(s): Elizabeth Knox
Collects twenty years of Elizabeth Knoxnon-fiction, beginning with her 1988 essay Origins, Authority and Imaginary Games, which tells the story of her writing beginnings in childhood imaginary games played with her sisters and friends. Other autobiographical pieces deal with leaving home, working at Inland Revenue to earn money to write, and the writing and putting away of the two novels that came before her prize-winning debut, After Z-Hour, in 1987. First published November 2008, Wellington, NZ
Shortlisted for Montana New Zealand Book Awards: Biography Category 2009.
Elizabeth Knox is in her thirties, and lives in Wellington, New Zealand, with her family. The Vintner's Luck was a wonderful breakthrough novel, her first to be published in several countries outside her native New Zealand. She is married to the publisher of Victoria University Press, in Wellington.