Nelson Live Poets next meeting on Wednesday 20 September features guest poet Iain Sharp, who is visiting from Auckland. The evening starts at 6.45 pm with music from local poet and musician Hone Simpson. The first Open Mic session is at 7 pm, and after a break Iain Sharp appears at 7.45 pm. Following another break, the second Open Mic session starts at 8.30 pm. The venue is The Royal Hotel, corner of Collingwood & Bridge Streets, Nelson.

Poets (and musicians) can register on the night – write your name on the whiteboard on arrival. Entry by koha at the door. Drinks and snacks are available from the bar.

For more information contact Deirdre Lusby, 027 643 5123 dlusby@xtra.conz