Alan Ireland was born in Birmingham, England, in 1940, and grew up in rural Warwickshire. Between 1962 and 1972, he lived in the Kanto region of Japan and worked as a news editor at The Japan Times. In late 1972, he joined the Manawatu Standard in Palmerston North, and worked on the news desk there until 2005. Pukeko Press was launched in 2017, with the publication of Micro Poems. Return to homepage.
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