Launch of Fast Fibres Poetry 4: Poetry from Northland ed. Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey, 2017.
When and where: Thursday 17 August, 5 to 8pm at ONEONESIX, 116 Bank Street Whangarei.
Fast Fibres 4 is selling quite fast – if you want to grab one, contact Piet. There will be readings from poets at the launch.
“Fast Fibres Poetry Four is the fourth year of an annual anthology of poetry by Northland poets. This year over forty Northland poets with a very diverse range of styles, experience and backgrounds are included. Amongst these are Martin Porter, Renee Liang, Piet Nieuwland, Shelly Arlidge, Graham Johnson, Arthur Fairley, Vaughan Gunson, Aaron Robertson, Jac Jenkins, and Mercedes Webb-Pullman.”
There will also be a second launch with readings and an open mic at the awesome King’s Theatre up in Kawakawa, and a Poetry Popup at the Whangarei library:
POETRY POPUP – Whangarei Library, free entry. Saturday 26 August from 11am to 1pm, Whangarei Central Library
“Warm down from Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day on Saturday with our POETRY POPUP at Whangarei Central Library. Please come along and read your poetry and support Fast Fibres Poetry 4. It should be fun with a busy audience of library goers. See you there!”
Kings Theatre Creative Poetry Open Mic, entry $5. Sunday 27 August 1.30 – 4pm, 80 Gillies Street Kawakawa.