Manhire at 60: A Book For Bill
Manhire at 60: A Book for Bill, edited by Fergus Barrowman and Damien Wilkins, is published by Victoria University Press and Sport in a limited edition on 27 December 2006 (Bill's birthday).
Memoirs, essays, poems, stories and extracts from work-in-progress have been contributed by over 40 writers who have been inspired by Bill as writer, teacher and friend:
Michele Amas, Barbara Anderson, Angela Andrews, Hinemoana Baker, Fergus Barrowman, Rachel Barrowman, R.A.K. Mason, Jenny Bornholdt, William Brandt, James Brown, Kate Camp, Catherine Chidgey, Geoff Cochrane, Nigel Cox, Jim Crace, John Davidson, Kate De Goldi, Stephanie de Montalk, Ken Duncum, Laurence Fearnley, Cliff Fell, Bernadette Hall, Dinah Hawken, Janet Holmes, Ralph Hotere & Mary McFarlane, Keri Hulme, Eirlys Hunter, Andrew Johnston, Elizabeth Knox, Robyn Marsack, Paula Morris, Gregory O'Brien, Vincent O'Sullivan, Emily Perkins, Chris Price, Jo Randerson, Michael Schmidt, Iain Sharp, Elizabeth Smither, Kathryn Walls, Peter Whiteford, Damien Wilkins.