Lots of poetry coming up next week! First up there’s this on Monday (that I will be reading at if my cold has disappeared by then)
NZSA Poetry Reading + Open Mic (warm-up event)
Join the New Zealand Society of Authors, Wellington branch, as we celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day 2019. We’re inviting poets from our branch to read their poetry, and will also feature an open mic on the night.
Entry details: Koha. Everyone welcome!
Date/times: Monday, 19 August, 6pm – 8pm (Socialising from 5.30pm)
Location: Vic Books, Pipitea campus, Rutherford House (27 Lambton Quay, Wellington, near the railway station)
Further info: Facebook/wellington.writers.9 | authors.org.nz/about/branches/wellington-branch
Then there are lots of fabulous events all around the country on National Poetry Day which you can find out about here: http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/#wellingtonregion
And next Sunday, I will be reading at the Open Book on Ponsonby Road in Auckland. This is from the Open Book website:
Celebrate National Poetry Day with Geometry and The Open Book.
Come along to hear the winner and the judges’ selection from submissions to our poetry competition. Plus snacks and maybe a glass of wine if you are lucky.
With readings of work by:
Janis Freegard (the winner!)
and (the Judges’ list):
* Dadon Rowell
* Hannah Lees
* Jordan Hamel
* Paula Harris
* Rebecca Hawkes
Sunday August 25, 3pm
Winner published in Geometry Issue Six. Judges’ selection published here.