The Contagion

Despite Google and experts, it’s fair to say it caught us off guard – by surprise. There was not a…

The Lifers: Michael Steven

Michael Steven has published his second poetry collection, The Lifers. This is an exceptional book from one of New Zealand’s…

Great South Desert

My poem ‘Great South Desert’ was recently featured in the New Zealand Poetry Society 2019 anthology The Perfect Weight of…

Phoning it in

I thought hard about publishing this. There’s been enough of a media circus around the publishing of a deeply offensive…

Antarctic Poetry Exhibition

Join us for the launch of this special exhibition featuring work by twelve international poets, photographs, and photography of the poems taken in Antarctica by Blake Antarctic Ambassador Harry Seagar.
Tuesday 8th October, 6pm (light refreshments served at 5.30pm)
Ground Floor Exhibition Space, Dunedin City Library

Poetry at The Savoy

Five poets take to the mic at The Savoy to read some of their latest work: Tayi Tibble (Poūkahangatus), David Eggleton (Edgeland and other poems), Liz Breslin (Alzheimer’s and a Spoon), Michael Harlow (The Moon in a Bowl of Water) and Majella Cullinane (Whisper of a Crow’s Wing). MC Victor Billot promises to keep them all in line. 9–10pm, Thursday 9 May 2019 at the Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival.