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
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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
- read a poem
- buy a poetry book for yourself
- buy a poetry book for a friend
- read a poetry book in a public place
- write an off-the-cuff poem and hide it until next Poetry Day… 228 more words
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