This morning I ran along the beach into the hit of the west-coast wind, and it felt like a hinge between four glorious days at the Auckland Writers Festival and getting back to work. 2,369 more words
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C.K. Stead was announced as the winner of the inaugural Sarah Broom Poetry Prize at the Auckland Writers’ Festival on Sunday 18 May.
Stead is one of New Zealand’s most prominent writers and critics, as well as a recipient of New Zealand’s highest honour (the Order of New Zealand), and the 2009 Montana Book Award for his… 284 more words
Sarah Ross and I have contributed to an article on the Sarah Broom Poetry Award for Booknotes Unbound (the New Zealand book Council online magazine). It includes a poem by each of the finalists.
Booknotes Unbound here
Landfall Review Online is one of the best sources of poetry reviews currently available to us. Here, a reviewer gets to write in depth on a single volume of poetry, taking whatever style or manner of critiquing they like. 457 more words
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To celebrate the inaugural Sarah Boom Poetry Award, Poetry Shelf has interviewed each of the finalists. First up is CK Stead. 1,957 more words
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The Sarah Broom Poetry Award aims to provide recognition for an emerging or established poet, and to provide financial contribution to support their work. 829 more words