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Brigid Lowry Brigid Lowry i(A3876 works by)
Also writes as: Brigid Lowry Field
Born: Established: 1953 Auckland, Auckland (Region), North Island,
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New Zealand,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Female
Heritage: New Zealander
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1 y separately published work icon A Year of Loving Kindness to Myself Brigid Lowry , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2021 20971599 2021 selected work essay

'A beautifully presented and uplifting book of contemplative, wry, sometimes funny essays about living thoughtfully and with care amidst life's challenges. If you're struggling to maintain grace and good humour amidst daily potholes and pitfalls, Brigid Lowry may be just the warm, wise and witty companion you need. Informed by contemporary psychology and Zen Buddhism, Brigid's essays offer reflections on everything from friendship to grief, and from gratitude to self-care. Give this book to a friend or gift it to yourself, A Year of Loving Kindness to Myself is all the encouragement you'll need to nurture you and those around you.'(Publication summary)

1 Angel Buddha Temple Brigid Lowry , 2020 single work prose
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 65 no. 1 2020; (p. 186-193)
1 Book Bite : Still Life with Teapot : On Zen Writing and Creativity Brigid Lowry , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Good Reading , May 2016; (p. 50-51)
1 1 y separately published work icon Still Life with Teapot : On Zen, Writing and Creativity Brigid Lowry , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2016 9142422 2016 single work autobiography

'The good thing about being my age is that if you haven’t grown up already, you don’t have to. What do you do when you start talking to yourself on the bus? If you’re the writer Brigid Lowry, you change tack and write a book about what it means to be an ageing woman in the 21st century.

'In Still Life with Teapot Lowry offers advice, observations, hope and reality checks in equal measure. She drops us straight into the writer’s world – into the nuts and bolts of writing practice and into the art of life and ways to write about it.

Still Life with Teapot is an essential brew for people who love to make lists, for people who love to write and for people who love to read about writing.' (Publication summary)

1 Happy Endings Brigid Lowry , 2016 single work autobiography
— Appears in: The Book That Made Me 2016;
1 Good Voodoo Brigid Lowry , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Review of Australian Fiction , vol. 16 no. 4 2015;
1 5 y separately published work icon Triple Ripple : A Fabulous Fairytale Brigid Lowry , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2011 Z1759254 2011 single work novel young adult

'The Writer begins with a sparkly good idea for a fabulous fairytale. A girl called Glory is sent to work in the Royal Palace, where the queen is planning a grand ball and a bad-tempered princess is sorting through jewels and tiaras. And, unknown to Glory, the threads of her destiny are coming together.

'Nova is reading the fairytale. Fairytales are not usually her thing, but right now she's feeling a bit messy and lost. Her best friend has gone away and bitchy Dylan is hassling her. Still, Nova is curious to find out why Glory's mother is scrabbling under the bed for an old magic book.

'Can the Writer make everything turn out happily ever after? Will the princess find true love? Will Glory escape a secret curse? And can Nova smooth out the lumps and bumps in her life?' (From the publisher's website.)

1 4 y separately published work icon Juicy Writing: Inspiration and Techniques for Young Writers Brigid Lowry , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2008 Z1480362 2008 single work criticism
1 2 y separately published work icon Tomorrow All Will Be Beautiful Brigid Lowry , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2007 Z1508351 2007 selected work short story poetry young adult A rich collection of short stories and poetry, semi-autobiographical, about navigating through life's experiences.
1 Letter to the Editor Brigid Lowry , 2005 single work correspondence
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 13 no. 3 2005; (p. 16)
1 8 y separately published work icon With Lots of Love from Georgia Brigid Lowry , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2005 Z1175522 2005 single work novel young adult
1 5 y separately published work icon Space Camp Brigid Lowry , Sam Field , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2002 Z1006392 2002 single work children's fiction children's humour science fiction
1 7 y separately published work icon Follow the Blue Brigid Lowry , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2001 Z869521 2001 single work novel young adult

'Life isn't neat and tidy. It's like a whole lot of balls of brightly colored wool thrown in a basket, with stray beginnings and endings and possibilities everywhere. Let's follow the blue.

'Fifteen-year-old Bec has always been the good girl. Growing up with an eccentric celebrity chef mother and a father who suffers from depression, Bec is used to taking care of her two younger siblings and being labeled "the sensible one." But when Bec's parents decide to take a six-week tour of the U.S., she decides that she is sick of being responsible and is ready for some adventures of her own. She meets a new friend named Jaz, dyes her hair, wins money, throws her first party, and then there's the boy thing...

'In this intoxicating novel by award-winning author and poet Brigid Lowry, Bec realizes that maybe she isn't so ordinary after all—and that sometimes it doesn't hurt to, as her mother would say, "lighten up and enjoy the ride."'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 Guitars and Highways and Roses Brigid Lowry , 1998 single work criticism autobiography
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 6 no. 1 1998; (p. 10-12)
1 Untitled Brigid Lowry , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , Winter vol. 43 no. 2 1998; (p. 138-140)

— Review of Pomegranate Season Carolyn Polizzotto , 1998 single work diary
1 Sunflowers i "This is the poem she tries to write each autumn.", Brigid Lowry , 1998 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southern Review , vol. 31 no. 2 1998; (p. 247)
1 Getting Unmarried Today i "the electric voice says", Brigid Lowry , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: Imago : New Writing , Summer vol. 9 no. 3 1997; (p. 94-95)
1 The Last Poem i "they told me of your wedding", Brigid Lowry , 1997 single work poetry
— Appears in: Southern Review , vol. 30 no. 1 1997; (p. 47)
2 9 y separately published work icon Guitar Highway Rose Brigid Lowry , St Leonards : Allen and Unwin , 1997 Z554373 1997 single work novel young adult 'Rosie is restless. She wants a nose-ring and even more she wants to do something, be someone, be someone else. Asher, the new boy in her class, befriends her. He has dreadlocks, a guitar and a bad case of the gypsy blues. Will Rosie's life liven up?' Source: Libraries Australia (Sighted 09/01/2008).
1 Sisters Brigid Lowry , 1997 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , Spring vol. 42 no. 3 1997; (p. 121-122)
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