Sam Hunt

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Birthday
4, 1946
Birthplace
New Zealand
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
4, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
New Zealand

About

New Zealand-born poet and poetry performer who published his debut work, From Bottle Creek, in 1972. His other poetry collections include Drunkard's Garden and Roaring Forties.

Before Fame

He studied at St. Peter's College, Auckland, where he compensated for a bothersome stutter by excelling in running, diving, and writing.

Trivia

He worked for a time as a truck driver.

Family Life

He was born to a sixty-year-old lawyer father and a thirty-year-old mother. In his adulthood, he had two sons of his own.

Associated With

He counted James K. Baxter among his friends and literary influences.