Owen Marshall

Writer from New Zealand

Owen Marshall, CNZM (born 1941, Te Kuiti, New Zealand) is the pen name of Owen Marshall Jones, a New Zealand short story writer and novelist. The third son of a Methodist minister and older brother of Rhys Jones, he came of age in Blenheim and Timaru, and graduated from the University of Canterbury with an MA in English in 1964. Marshall taught in a rural boys' high school for 25 years before becoming a full time author. Marshall has been ranked among the very finest, if not the finest, New Zealand’s short story writers, as reported in the New Zealand Book Council short biography of the author .  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Date of birth
Place of birth
Te Kuiti
New Zealand
Writer, Novelist


Institution From To
University of Canterbury

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