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Alan Bunn

Alan_Bunn.jpgAlan Bunn was born in England in 1944, and immigrated to New Zealand in 1953. He grew up in the South Island, spending two years in Napier. Alan trained as a teacher, and has taught English, drama and writing. Although he has left formal teaching, Alan continues to teach writing at the Christchurch School for Young Writers.

Selected bibliography:
  • Water in the Blood (Heinemann Education 1990).
  • Driving Force (Heinemann Education 1991).
  • Road Warriors (Heinemann Education 1993).
  • Re-Draft 2001 editor (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2001).
  • Re-Draft 2002 edited with James Norcliffe (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2002).
  • Eyes in the Shadows (Scholastic 2003).
  • Fun-house Mirror: Ten Years of Write On selected with Marissa Johnpillai and James Norcliffe (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2003).
  • A Time to March (Harcourt Education 2003).
  • Re-Draft 3 edited with James Norcliffe (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2003).
  • Re-Draft 4 edited with James Norcliffe (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2005).
  • Cupid on a Friday Night edited with James Norcliffe (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2005).
  • Tennis with Raw Eggs edited with James Norcliffe (Clerestory Press/School for Young Writers 2007).
Awards:
  • Storylines Notable Book Awards 2004 Young Adult Fiction List for Eyes in the Shadows.
  • White Ravens List 2005 for Re-Draft 3.

Storylines thanks zeald.com for their ongoing support of the Storylines website.

Page checked and updated February 2013.

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