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.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Writers on Mondays
WRITERS ON MONDAYS
Best New Zealand Poems 2015: for National
Best New Zealand Poems is published
annually by Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern
Letters. Get ready for National Poetry Day (on 26 August) by coming along
to hear nine of the best read work chosen by Best New Zealand Poems 2015 editor JohnNewton – and be
sure to visit www.victoria.ac.nz/bestnzpoems
to view the full selection. Poets Sarah
Jane Barnett, David
Lindsay Bird, John
Walpert and Ashleigh
Young are introduced by John Newton.
DATE: Monday 22 August TIME:
12.15-1.15pm VENUE: Te
Papa Marae, 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.