Merritt, David


David Merritt




still living, Mangamahu, NZ


NZ poet, performer and publisher

Associated with

Gung-Ho Press, Landroverfarm Press, Copyleft intellectual licensing

David Merritt has been writing and publishing his own poetry since the mid 1980s, first as Gung-Ho Press (1986-2004) and more recently as Landroverfarm Press(est. 2009). He makes his books from "the detritus of established publishing,"[1]recycling mass-produced books to make hand-made poetry booklets. He is listed on as a "Renegade recluse spoken word performer and poet."[2]


  1. "No Rush: the intriguing world of Poet David Merritt" Critic issue 24, 2012
  2. "David Merritt - Artists at Undertheradar" accessed 21 September 2012.

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