Books

As well as my own work, I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved as editor or major contributor in a number of fine poetry collections and anthologies.


time to sing before the dark
Helen Bascand
edited by Joanna Preston

The Caxton Press, December 2018
ISBN: 978 0 473 45128 8
paperback, 94 pp
rrp $24.95

Leaving the Red Zone: poems from the Canterbury earthquakes
edited by James Norcliffe & Joanna Preston
Clerestory Press, February 2016
ISBN: 978 0 99225 175 8
softcover, 180 pp
rrp $39.95

the summer king actual front coverThe Summer King: Poems
Joanna Preston
Otago University Press, July 2009
ISBN: 978 1 877 37269 8
hardback, 80 pp
rrp $29.95

Before the Sirocco coverBefore the Sirocco
Edited by Joanna Preston
New Zealand Poetry Society, November 2008
ISBN: 978 0 473 13975 9
paperback, 124 pp
rrp $24.99

taste of nashi covera taste of nashi
Edited by Nola Borrell, Karen Peterson Butterworth
Windrift, April 2008
ISBN: 978 0 473 1300 9
paperback, 126 pp
rrp: $24.99

infinity we swim in coverthe infinity we swim in
Edited by Joanna Preston
New Zealand Poetry Society, November 2007
ISBN: 978 0 473 12736 7
paperback, 124 pp
rrp $24.99

New Poetries IV coverNew Poetries IV
Edited by Eleanor Crawforth, Stephen Proctor, Michael Schmidt
Carcanet Press, June 2007
ISBN: 978 1  857 54897 6
paperback, 144 pp
rrp £9.95

unbelievable lightness of eggs coverThe Unbelievable Lightness of Eggs
Edited by Bernard Gadd, John O’Connor
Hallard Press, October 2006
ISBN: 086477 054 5
paperback, 92 pp
rrp $18.99

Savage Gathering coverA Savage Gathering
Edited by Joanna Preston
New Zealand Poetry Society, November 2002
ISBN: 0 473 08953 X
paperback, 76 pp
rrp $16.99

listening to the rain coverlistening to the rain
Edited by Cyril Childs, Joanna Preston
The Small White Teapot Haiku Group, 2002
ISBN: 0 473 08339 6
paperback, 72 pp
– out of print –

Half Light High Wind coverHalf Light & High Wind
Edited by Lynn Tara Austin, Helen Bascand, Joanna Preston
Airing Cupboard Women Poets, 2001
ISBN: 0 473 07140 1
paperback, 74 pp
– out of print –