I love the way Anna Jackson’s mind works – Math as god, allusive seeing motifs and love poetry enabled by a partner disinterested with poetry, among other insights. You can buy her collection of new and old poetry, Pasture and Flock, from AUP and other book stores.
My main takeaway from Harry Ricketts and Jane Stafford discussion about poetry was that it would be nice if more people read poetry. Either that or fewer people need to… Read more IIML Mondays: Harry Ricketts →
You can buy Poūkahangatus by Tayi Tibble and People From the Pit Stand Up by Sam Duckor Jones from Unity Books.
Jem Yoshioka, Giselle Clarkson and I did a comics talk a few weeks back. I attempted taking notes while being on stage. It was all very meta. There was some… Read more Talk Notes: Me, Jem and Giselle →
Unity Books hosted a talk by Pip Adam on The New Animals, today. “A Word document looks scary.” – Pip Adam
Featuring Fergus Barrowman, James Brown, Therese Lloyd, Anna Jackson, Hannah Mettner AND Harry Ricketts. You can buy Winter Eyes, here. All, except Harry, started with a poem about poetry readings.
I made a thing! Check it out! Go see Chris Riddell at the AWF, 16th May.
Gaylene Preston came and spoke at Wellington East Girls College on Friday 16 March. She is excellent.