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Fast Fibres Poetry 6: even more events!

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.”

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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!”

Fast Fibres 6 at Kings Theatre Creative

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!

Fast Fibres Poetry 6

Fast Fibres 6New anthology out now!

Fast Fibres Poetry Six: from Northland ed. Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey
(Fast Fibres Poetry Collective, 2019)

Featuring: Sarah Angus, Shelley Arlidge, Julia Barber, Michael Botur, Rob Burt, Lyndsay Campbell, Veronica Cleary, Geraldine Craw, Robert Davis, D’Bruce, Daphne de Jong, Murray Edmond, Lola Elvy, Arthur Fairley, Malcolm Ford, John Geraets, Michael Giacon, Mike Gillard, Narine Groome, Vaughan Gunson, Steve Herbert, Aidan-Barrett Howard, Lincoln Jaques, Christel Jeffs, Jac Jenkins, Lynda King, Audrey Lappin, Tracie Lark, Fran Lawrence, Wes Lee, Olivia Macassey, Grahame Maclean, Jack McKerchar, Philip Muir, Piet Nieuwland, Heidi North, Margaret Northey, Denise O’Hagan, June Pitman, Andi Podesta, Martin Porter, Vaughan Rapatahana, Aaron Robertson, Natascha Rodenburg, Ila Selwyn, Greg Shaw, Karen Sidney, Ashlee-Ann Sneller, Suzanne Takiwa, Joanne Tasker, Anne-Marie Te Whiu, Loren Thomas, Vivian Thonger, Mercedes Webb-Pullman, and Briar Wood.

Art: front cover Natascha Rodenburg; back cover Mandy Sunlight.

Launch: Thursday 22 August, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: Poets At ONEONESIX, 116 Bank Street Whangarei

To purchase: contact Piet Nieuwland fastfibres@live.com

Call for Submissions: Fast Fibres 6, ed. Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey


Managing editor Piet Nieuwland has once again invited me to co-edit Fast Fibres poetry from Northland. This is a great little anthology, and this year we are supported by Creative Communities, which is great! So please send poems to fastfibres@live.com by June 14.

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