Ruth Dallas

Ruth Dallas (1919 – 2008) was a New Zealand poet. Her first book of poetry, Country Road and Other Poems, was published in 1953. In 1954 she moved to Dunedin where she lived for most of her life. She also wrote short stories and published a number of books for children.  Her last poetry collection was The Joy of a Ming Vase (Otago University Press, 2006).

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