Living with Maurice
Philip Temple is an award-winning author of many fiction and non-fiction books for both adults and children. He has held several writing fellowships, including the Berlin Writers Residency and the Burns Fellowship. Philip has received a Prime Minister's Award for Literary Excellence and made an Officer of the NZ Order of Merit for his services to literature. In 2007 he graduated from Otago University as Doctor of Literature. He lives in Dunedin with his wife, poet and memoirist Diane Brown.