MOTUEKA LIVE POETS
Motueka Live Poets meet monthly on the third Wednesday at Armadillo’s Café (in the back room), 122 High Street, Motueka.
At their next meeting on Wednesday 14 November at 7 pm they welcome 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.