About The Illustrator

Gregory O'Brien (b. 1961) is an artist, poet, and book designer who lives in Wellington, New Zealand. His most recent book of poetry was Days Beside Water (Auckland University Press, 1993), and a new collection, Winter I Was, is about to be published by Victoria University Press. He has also published Moments of Invention: Portraits of 21 New Zealand Writers (Heinemann Reed, 1988) and the novel Diesel Mystic (Auckland University Press, 1989). See his complete publication list here.