Next Sunday, December 15, 2pm at Book Haven in Newtown, Wellington five poets (representing The Cuba Press and Mākaro Press) will read from their work. I’m looking forward to it…And for more than one reason… It should be a fun, diverse set of performances.
Last month I went to Poetry at The Fringe and wrote about it – so I thought I’d continue that idea. I went to this month’s event – check out the Facebook page for regular news/updates. It was a huge feast of words – the regular open-mic session that starts the afternoon featured around 15 performers. And it was everything […]
Welcome to episode 137 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and La Petite Chocolat. I had a chat with Mary McCallum. She’s just published her first book of poems, the excellent XYZ of Happiness. But Mary was playing the long-game, she’s a known, established poet – having studied under Bill Manhire when his […]