This year there will be a Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day reading at the Butter Factory, a Poetry Popup at the Whangarei library, and an open mic at King’s Theatre Creative up in Kawakawa,:
Poetry in the Cave. Friday 23 August from 6 – 8 pm, Butter Factory Cave, Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei. Free entry.
“Get together with your friends and family to join poets from the newly launched Fast Fibres Poetry Six. Some of Northland’s best, including Piet Nieuwland, Aaron Robertson, Briar Wood, Olivia Macassey, and others will read their unique, engaging and refreshing work. This will be followed by an open mic.”
POETRY POPUP with Fast Fibres Poetry Six. Saturday 24 August from 10am to 12 midday
Whangarei Library. Free entry.
“Still feeling the poetry vibe? Warm down from Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day on Saturday with our POETRY POPUP at Whangarei Central Library. Please come along to read your own poetry and support Fast Fibres Poetry Six. This event is always great fun with a busy audience of library goers. See you there!”
Kings Theatre Creative Poetry Open Mic, Sunday 24 August 1 – 3pm, 80 Gillies Street Kawakawa. Entry by koha, all welcome.
“Get together with your family and friends at the fabulous Kings Theatre Creative in Kawakawa to be moved by an afternoon of diverse, compelling and engaging poetry. Join editors Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey along with many poets featured in the freshly launched Fast Fibres Poetry Six. Unleash your creativity and perform your own poetry live at the open mic session.”
Once again, Fast Fibres is selling rather fast: contact Piet Nieuwland for your copy!