Welcome to the Owen Marshall Website
Owen Marshall is one of New Zealand's leading fiction writers.
"Quite simply the most able and the most successful exponent of
the short story
currently writing in New Zealand"
- Michael King
"New Zealand's best prose writer"
- Vincent O'Sullivan
"I'm an admirer of Owen Marshall's literature, with my favourite stories, chapters, etc"
- Janet Frame
"I find myself exclaiming over and again with delight at the precision, the beauty,
the near perfection of his writing"
- Fiona Kidman
"Marshall is a writer who speaks with equal intensity to the unbearable loveliness
and malevolence of life"
- Carolyn Bliss, World Literature Today