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Niel Wright Biography | Poet

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Niel Wright (Frank William Nielsen Wright; Maori name: Te Kaimahinui, born 30 September 1933) is a New Zealand poet, literary critic, bibliographer, publisher, and cultural and political commentator. His major piece of work is his epic poem The Alexandrians, published in 120 books between 1961 and 2007 and totaling some 36,000 lines. He has since published 1045 post-Alexandrian poems totaling 8331 lines, of which 681 are triolets. He has also published extensive notes to The Alexandrians .