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Event: “Writers Make With Music” (Auckland)

Writers Make With Music
Writers music When: Wed Oct 19th, 8.30 pm
Where: The Wine Cellar, Karangahape Rd
Who: Richard Taylor, Richard Von Sturmer, Stephanie Christie, Lisa Samuels, Bill Direen, Ross Brighton, Andrew McCully, Greg Kan, Jonathon Cratford,  Stu Page,  Auckland University Student Composers.

Free entry.

to celebrate the relationship between words and music.


Event: “Writers Make With Music” (Dunedin, Christchurch)

Writers make with music – Dunedin

Writers music

When: Thursday 6 October, 6pm
Where: Dunedin Library (Dunningham Suite)
Who: David Eggleton, Ian Loughran, Ian Chapman, Bill Direen, Lynley Edmeades with musicians Jackson Harry and Stuart Porter.

University Book Shop will offer book sales on the evening (EFTPOS available). Free entry.
Writers make with music – Christchurch

When: Sunday 9 Oct, 8.30 pm
Where: Lyttleton Coffee Company, London St, Lyttleton
Who: Bill Direen, Roger Hickin, Kathleen Gallagher, Frankie McMillan.
Free entry.

Performances will range from simple songs, to poems with backing, and from improvisations to syllabic artistry.

Poetry Reading, Titirangi

Titirangi Poets

Where: Titirangi Library
When: Saturday 10 September, 2pm – 3.45pm
Who: Jack Ross and Stu Bagby

Followed by a round robin where everyone is invited to read a poem, their own or anyone else’s. MC Piers Davies. Contact 5246 927 or for further information.

Jack Ross Stu BagbyJack Ross has been the managing editor of Poetry New Zealand since 2014. His publications to date include five poetry collections, three novels and three books of short fiction. He works as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University’s Albany Campus.

Stu Bagby has published both as an anthologist and a poet. His poetry has appeared in several collections and has been included in the Best of the Best New Zealand Poems and Essential New Zealand Poems. He hopes to have a new collection of poems ready for publication later this year.

Poetry Reading, Takapuna

Celebrating Poetry

Where: Takapuna Library, Level 1
When: Tuesday 30 August, 6pm – 7.30pm
Who: Michael Giacon, Joy MacKenzie, Bronwyn Lloyd, Jack Ross (MC Stu Bagby)

Light refreshments will be served from 6pm, with the event starting at 6.30pm.

Cost: Gold coin/donation

Poetry reading, Auckland

Tika Tonu A Tu Ki A Koe – Be True to Yourself

Poetry Reading: Tika Tonu A Tu Ki A Koe – Be True to Yourself

Where: Time Out Bookstore, Mt Eden, Auckland
When: Friday 12 August at 7pm.

Who:  Makyla Curtis, Steven Toussaint, Kiri Piahana-Wong, Selina Tusitala Marsh, Vaughan Rapatahana, Iain Britton.

This is a BYO event. Come relax, have a drink and listen to some fantastic poetry!

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