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Wild Honey

  • Calendar Icon Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Location Icon Central Library Event Central - Ground Floor

Overview

A celebration of 'Wild Honey' and New Zealand women’s poetry. Paula Green in conversation with Marty Smith. Readings from Hannah A Pratt, Helen Llendorf, Janet Newman, Johanna Aitchsion, Paula Green, Marty Smith, Paula Harris, Paula King, Thom Conroy and Tina Makereti.

Wild Honey is a comprehensive guide to poetry by New Zealand women poets written by poetry champion Paula Green.

Paula Green has published twelve poetry collections, including several for children. Her book 99 Ways into New Zealand Poetry, co-written with Harry Ricketts, was shortlisted for the 2010 New Zealand Post Book Awards. In 2017 she received the Prime Minister’s Award for Poetry and was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Poetry and Literature. She runs the blog NZ Poetry Shelf, and has two poetry books out in 2019: The Track and Groovy Fish and other poems.

Light refreshments from 6pm. Everyone welcome.

Presented by Massey University Press.

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