From Mark Broach:
‘What is poetry? “Poetry is the other way of using language,” goes one definition. It’s what gets left behind in translation, goes another. 226 more words
This weekend friends, family and poets gathered to join CK Stead celebrate his Poet Laureateship and the presentation of the tokotoko. It was a marvelous occasion that will stand in my memory for a long time. 1,519 more words
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On Wednesday at Auckland University Press I launched Anne French’s new collection, The Blue Voyage. Anne has always been a sailor (a ‘yachtie’) and the sea figures somewhere in all her books. 278 more words
Thanks for sharing these. I put all the names in a hat and drew out Nicola Easthope. I will send you a wee bundle of poetry books. 1,456 more words
Last night CK Stead was awarded the 2015 NZ Poet Laureateship at the National Library in Parnell with the support of friends and family.
Chris Szekel, Head Librarian at The Alexander Turnball Library, and responsible for the award, steered the speeches. 210 more words