Terry Locke was born in Auckland in 1946. He lives with his wife, Linda, and family in Kingsland, Auckland, in the old villa that provides the setting for Home Territory (Lindon, 1984). His first book of poems, After a Life in the Provinces, was published in 1983. He has edited or co-edited three anthologies of New Zealand poetry and is a frequent reviewer of New Zealand poetry (for JAAM and English in Aotearoa). He works in the School of Education at Waikato University.
After a Life in the Provinces (Lindon Publishing, 1983)
Home Territory (Lindon Publishing, 1984)
Maketu (HeadworX Publishers, 2003)
Doors (Leaders Press, University of Waikato, 2000)
Jewels in the Water (Leaders Press, University of Waikato, 2000)