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.
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Your invitation to Simone Kaho’s book launch at Poetry Live November 15th
On the evening of Tuesday 15th November you are warmly invited to the launch of Simone Kaho’s poetry collection, Lucky Punch, published by Anahera Press, and held in conjunction with Poetry Live. With a reading from the book by Simone. MC-ed by Ken Arkind. Lucky Punch will be launched by Anne Kennedy. Food and drink available from the bar. Thanks to Creative New Zealand for supporting the publication of this book.
8 pm: Music
8.45 pm: Poetry Live open mic
9.15 pm: Book launch formalities and reading
10 pm: Poetry Live resumes with open mic
Poetry Live is an iconic poetry event (running weekly for 36 years) held every Tuesday night at the Thirsty Dog, cnr Karangahape Rd & Howe St, Auckland City. Street parking is readily available in the evening and free.
Books will be for sale on the night for $25.00 (cash only). For overseas/out-of-town friends interested in purchasing the book, it is for sale on Anahera Press’s website via secure server using credit or debit card. See http://www.anahera.co.nz/books/lucky-punch. Alternately look out for the book at all good independent bookstores. Lucky Punch will also be available as an ebook in the Amazon Kindle store.