hian’s first poetry collection Salt Water Creek (Enitharmon Press, 2003) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for First Collection and, in 2008, she received the Janet Frame Literary Trust Award. Her second poetry collection Shift, (Auckland University Press, 2011, Enitharmon Press, UK, 2012) won the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Award for Poetry.
Rhian was the Robert Burns Fellow in 2018. Her most recent poetry collection, Far-Flung, was published by Auckland University Press in August 2020.
Rhian Gallagher at DWRF 2021:
A Posse of Poets