Mary Cresswell

Mary Cresswell is from Los Angeles and lives on New Zealand’s Kapiti Coast. Her fourth and latest book, Fish Stories, published by Canterbury University Press, is a collection of ghazals and glosas (reviewed in the May 2017 issue of Plumwood Mountain). She’s a science journal editor who switched to poetry from natural history after retirement.*


Prairie on paper, an ocean of farmlands / here to eternity, chasing the sunset.