FRIDAY 16 JULY (Montana National Poetry Day)
NATIONAL RADIO: NINE TO NOON
Linda Clark interviews Sonja Yelich about the launch of her new collection.
STATE OF THE ART
Three poets talk about research, poetry and publication.
2.00 3.30 pm University of Auckland English Department Common Room, Rm 426, 14a Symonds St.
Chair: Elizabeth Caffin.
Robert Sullivan, The English Moko: Exploring a Spiral.
John Newton, The Double Rainbow: James K Baxter at Jerusalem.
Genevieve McClean, Finding Dave Mitchell.
Free admission. Afternoon tea.
MURRAY EDMOND AND SONJA YELICH
Auckland University Press launches two new poetry titles.
5.30 7.00 pm Foyer, Kenneth Myer Centre, 74 Shortland St.
Robert Sullivan. mihi for symposium.
Murray Edmond, Fool Moon and Sonja Yelich, Clung.
Launch speeches by Russell Haley and Kevin Ireland. Poets read. Light refreshments.
Admission by invitation; contact Christine OBrien firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
THIRD BIRTHDAY GALA READING
Thirteen poets perform new work: a public anthology for Poetry Day.
8.00 9.30 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, 74 Shortland St.
MCs: Hilary Chung and Roger Horrocks
Murray Edmond, Brian Flaherty, David Howard, Jan Kemp, Michele Leggott, Graham Lindsay, Genevieve McClean, John Newton, Bob Orr, Jack Ross, Robert Sullivan, Sonja Yelich, Mark Young
Admission by koha.
SATURDAY 17 JULY
NATIONAL RADIO: PLAYING FAVOURITES
Kim Hill talks to Mark Young.
10.05 10.40 am
ON YOUR SCREEN NOW . . .
Poets as editors: three new nzepc features.
11.00 am 1.00 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, 74 Shortland St.
MCs : Michele Leggott and Brian Flaherty
David Howard, Capital of the Minimal: The Dunedin Sound.
Jan Kemp and Jack Ross, Sampler: 12 Taonga from the Aotearoa/NZ Poetry Sound Archive
Robert Sullivan, Voyager Citizens: A Selection from Whetu Moana: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English.
& COMING SOON:
Murray Edmond announces a new nzepc poetics e-journal.
1.00 2.30 pm Cafes, pubs.
GRAHAM LINDSAY, MARK YOUNG, MARTIN EDMOND
Inter-island and trans-Tasman voices touch down in Auckland.
2.30 4.30 pm Gus Fisher Gallery, 74 Shortland St..
MC: Peter Simpson
Graham Lindsay reading and talking.
Mark Young reading.and talking.
Martin Edmond and Mark Young, Questions & Answers.
PRESENTATION of Tapa Notebooks to Robert Sulluvan, Mark Young and Graham Lindsay by University of Auckland Special Collections librarian Stephen Innes.
AND ALSO . . .
SUNDAY 18 JULY
ISLAND FAREWELL (weather permitting)
Poets and company cruise to Rangitoto and improvise a summit reading. Bring a big lunch and a short poem.
Rangitoto ferry 12.15 pm Return 3.45 pm
A Sunday night poetry line-up in Mt Eden.
8.00 pm The Odeon Lounge, 3 Mt Eden Rd.
For information contact Michael Onslow-Osborne 630 3946 or email@example.com
The New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre (nzepc)
or contact Auckland University Press 373 7599 ext. 85735