Jenny Bornholdt is a poet and anthologist. Her poetry has been praised for its freshness and concealed depths. The author of numerous collections, Bornholdt was the winner of the 2002 Meridian Energy Katherine Mansfield Memorial Fellowship and received the 2003 Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureate Award. In 2005, she became the fifth Te Mata Estate New Zealand Poet Laureate. Bornholdt is married to poet Gregory O’Brien, with whom she has edited several anthologies, and critics have noted the sense of an ongoing conversation across their respective work.
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