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Thom Conroy
Photo Credit: © Photograph by Suzanne Chelius

Thom Conroy is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University. His short fiction has appeared in various journals in the US and New Zealand, including Landfall, Sport, New England Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Kenyon Review.

His fiction has been recognised by Best American Short Stories 2012 and won various other awards, including the Sunday Star-Times Short Fiction Competition and the Katherine Ann Porter Prize in Fiction.

Books by Thom Conroy

The Naturalist

A fascinating, moving novel based on the life of Dr Ernst Dieffenbach: scientist, explorer, revolutionary, outcast.

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The Salted Air

Tense and absorbing, this innovative novel brings a fresh approach to New Zealand writing.

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Short story club - 5 October

Read the story being discussed onJesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 5 October 2017