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, August 18, 2017
Writers on Mondays
WRITERS ON MONDAYS
Best New Zealand Poems 2016
Best New Zealand Poems is published annually by
Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters. Get ready for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry
Day (on 25 August) by coming along to hear thirteen of the best
read work chosen by Best New Zealand Poems 2016 editor Jenny Bornholdt – and
be sure to visit www.bestnewzealandpoems.co.nz
to view the full selection.
Poets Nick Ascroft, James Brown, JohnDennison, Adrienne Jansen, Bill Manhire, Bill Nelson, Claire Orchard, Kerrin P. Sharpe, Oscar Upperton, Marty Smith, Tim Upperton, Airini Beautrais and Ashleigh Young are
introduced by Jenny Bornholdt.
DATE: Monday 21 August TIME:
12.15-1.15pm VENUE: Te Papa
The Writers on Mondays events are open to the public and free of