Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Writers on Mondays - A Poetry Quartet
A Poetry Quartet: Bill Nelson, Claire Orchard, Hera Lindsay Bird, Lynley Edmeades
Poetry in Aotearoa is fighting fit and full of life. BillNelson’sMemorandum of Understanding, ClaireOrchard’sCold water cure, Lynley Edmeades’ As the Verb Tenses and Hera Lindsay Bird by Hera Lindsay Bird are diverse and exciting first books of poetry. Each writer engages with language in innovative ways to explore and reimagine history, commerce, science, love and the things people do. Come and hear the latest in poetry, in a reading and discussion chaired by poet Chris Price.
DATE: Monday 25 July
VENUE: Te Papa Marael, Level 4, Te Papa
Writers on Mondays is presented with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, National Poetry Day and Circa Theatre.
These events are open to the public and free of charge.