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Month: March 2017

Poetry reading, Auckland

Lounge #54
illustration by Marc Conaco

Illustration by Marc Conaco

When: Wednesday  29 March, 5.30-7 pm
Where: Old Government House, cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, CBD, Auckland.
Who: Makyla Curtis, Chad Faries, Murray Edmond, Kelly Malone, Bob Orr, Ruby Porter, Blackfriars, Lisa Samuels, Frankie McMillan

Number 54 in a popular series of poetry readings hosted by the University of Auckland in the Old Government House lounge.

Conference and CFP: Poetry and the Essay

Conference: Poetry & the Essay

When: 6–8 December 2017 (Proposals due 17 July, 2017).
Where: Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington
Who: Organizers: Anna Jackson, Helen Rickerby, Angelina Sbroma. Confirmed keynote speakers include Jenny Bornholdt and Ian Rae.

“They forsake narrative line, discursive logic, and the art of persuasion in favor of idiosyncratic meditation.”
John D’Agata on the lyric essay.

“… some people might think it’s not poetry. Well …”
Jenny Bornholdt, from “Fitter Turner”

This three-day conference will bring together poets and scholars to explore the space where poetry intersects with the essay.

To view the call for papers please visit the conference website.

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