GOLDEN BAY LIVE POETS

GOLDEN BAY LIVE POETS

Golden Bay Live Poets meet monthly at The Mussel Inn, Onekaka. Their next meeting on Thursday 15 November features special guest Ben Brown.

Ben Brown has written over twenty children’s books as well as short stories for children and adults, general non-fiction, freelance articles and memoir. His poetry has been published in various anthologies in New Zealand and around the world, and Radio NZ and The Radio Network have also recorded him. In 2011 he was the Maori Writer in Residence at the Michael King Writers Centre in Auckland. His poetry collection Between the Kindling and the Blaze was shortlisted in the 2014 Nga Kupu Ora Aotearoa Maori Book Awards. Ben lives in Lyttleton and is a regular performance poet/MC around the country.

Theo Feint  will open the evening with live music. Everyone is welcome to attend or participate. Bring a poem to share, or just enjoy the show. Singer-songwriters are also welcome. Koha entry.

The show starts at 7.30 pm. For further information please contact Rose Michel von Dreger at thewritingforest@gmail.com