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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

Write On!Here’s a fun feature in the Northern Advocate by poet and writer John Geraets (whose wonderful selected writing Everything’s Something in Place came out this year), with additional pieces by poets Aaron Robertson, Piet Nieuwland, and me:

“Interesting things are happening in the Whangārei writing scene. Whether public readings, writing and discussion groups or magazines to contribute to, there is much to take part in and a chance to enjoy the company of others” – John Geraets.

“My own practice of writing poetry is one of strange, random compulsions. Although, in general, I don’t think in words (I have to ‘translate’ thoughts from spatial images), the words in my poetry often seem to form by themselves — it’s like being inhabited by poems” – me.

Read online here, or, if you can’t access premium content, here is a pdf from the print edition: Write On! Northern Advocate, Sat August 10

 

Fast Fibres Poetry Five

Fast Fibres Five

Fast Fibres Five

Fast Fibres Poetry Five: from Northland ed. Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey
(Fast Fibres Poetry Collective, 2018)

Featuring: Sarah Angus, Shelly Arlidge, Michael Botur, Robert Burt, Lyndsay Campbell, Geraldine Craw, Robert Davis, D’Bruce, Arthur Fairley, Michael Giacon, Vaughan Gunson, Jacqueline Hammond, Christel Jeffs, Jac Jenkins, Mike Jenkins, Graham Johnson, Lynda King, Audrey Lappin, Tracie Lark, Wes Lee, Olivia Macassey, Jack McKerchar, Gregory McNeill, Piet Nieuwland, Margaret Northey, Denise O’Hagan, Maris O’Rourke, Charlie Parker, Martin Porter, Ellen Rhodes, Aaron Robertson, Natascha Rodenburg, Raewyn Smith, Tashintheclouds, Leena Taylor, Vivian Thonger, Alistair Tulett, Mercedes Webb-Pullman.

Launch: Thursday 16 August, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: Poets At ONEONESIX,  116 Bank Street Whangarei

To purchase: contact Piet Nieuwland fastfibres@live.com

Martin Porter, Piet Nieuwland, Olivia Macassey, Arthur Fairley

Photo: Lindy Davis for Scene

Here’s an interview from Scene magazine (April 2018) – on a warm summer evening, the lovely Lindy Davis interviewed Piet Nieuwland, Martin Porter, Arthur Fairley, and me about poetry. It was fun.

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