David Briggs . . .

Briggs_pic. . . is a British-born geographer, environmental scientist, writer and poet.

After a career in academia in England, during which he published widely, he moved to New Zealand in 2009. He now lives in Ruby Bay, near Nelson, where he devotes himself to creative writing, in the company of his wife and their three dogs.

His debut novel, The Direction of Our Fear, was published in September 2016, by BMS Books Ltd – an imprint of Business Media Services Ltd, Rotorua.

By the Tracks We Leave, published by CreateSpace, was launched in November 2017.

Several of his poems have also been published, and have won prizes for poems both internationally and in New Zealand.



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Jottings and ruminations of a New Zealand writer