Welcome to episode 224 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T and Yeastie Boys Now – as you probably know, as well as the usual platforms (this site, soundcloud, iTunes/Apple) you can now get to Sweetman Podcast on Spotify – follow it there and have it saved in your Spotify […]
How To Be Old: Poems Rachel McAlpine The Cuba Press The first thing that hits me about Rachel McAlpine’s work here – in her new book, a victory lap of poetry! – is the joyousness she feels about being alive; everything, all of it. The good, the bad (is there really any ‘bad’ when you’re […]
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.
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 […]