Diana Bridge

Wellington poet and close observer.

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A Wellingtonian by upbringing and inclination, Diana Bridge lives there again after many years stationed overseas with her diplomat husband in London, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Delhi and Taipei.

Bridge has a PhD in Chinese Literature from the Australian National University and has studied, researched and taught Chinese language, literature and art history and early Indian art history.

She has published five acclaimed books of poetry with AUP: Landscape with Lines (1996), The Girls on the Wall (1999), Porcelain (2001), Red Leaves (2005) and Aloe (2009).