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Fast Fibres Poetry 7

Fast Fibres 7 poetry from Northland

Fast Fibres 7

New anthology out now!

Fast Fibres Poetry Seven: from Northland, ed. Piet Nieuwland and Olivia Macassey
(Fast Fibres Poetry Collective, 2020)

Featuring the diverse and talented: Sarah Angus, Stuart Noel Angus, Shelley Arlidge, Julia Barber, Carolyn Bond,  Maggie Buxton, Veronica Cleary, Tony Clemow, Geraldine Craw, Courtney Davis, Robert Davis, Kanjini Devi, Lydia Draper, Murray Edmond, Arthur Fairley, Desmond Ford, Malcolm Ford, John Geraets, Michael Giacon, Vaughan Gunson, Jacqueline Gurney, Ann-Marie Houng Lee, Tim Howard, Hayden Hyams, Jac Jenkins, Lynda Joy King, Audrey Lappin, Tracie Lark, Fran Lawrence, Wes Lee, me, Sen McGlinn, Jack McKerchar, David Mounter, Piet Nieuwland, June Pitman-Hayes, Denise O’Hagan, Martin Porter, Kirsty Powell, Vaughan Rapatahana, Ron Riddell, Natascha Rodenburg, Ila Selwyn, Greg Shaw, Naomi Sioux, Joanne Tasker, David Taylor, Vivian Thonger, Alistair Tulett, Gerry Webb, and Mercedes Webb-Pullman.

Art: front cover Scott McFarlane, The Road to Kaikohe (detail); back cover Natascha J.A. Rodenburg, Moving Coil 3.

Launch: Thursday 20 August, 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: Poets At ONEONESIX, 116 Bank Street Whangarei

To purchase: contact Piet Nieuwland fastfibres@live.com

Further events:
National Poetry Day: Poetry Posse & Fast Fibres Poets
Friday 21 August, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Kāri Āhua. The Āhua Garden 22 Bank Street, Whangarei

Kawakawa: Kings Theatre Creative Poetry Open Mic
Sunday 23 August, 1 to 3pm
Kings Theatre Creative, 80 Gillies Street, Kawakawa

Please note: the Fast Fibres Poetry Pop Up at the central library is postponed this year due to Level 2 restrictions.

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

 

Brief journal – issue 55

New issue of the journal brief out now!

Brief issue 55

Heaps of fantastic writers: Ivy Alvarez, Aimee-Jane Anderson-O’Connor, Nick Ascroft, Victor Billot, Iain Britton, Isaac Brodie, Brent Cantwell, Stephanie Christie, Mary Cresswell, Brett Cross, Makyla Curtis, William Direen, John Downie, Doc Drumheller, John Geraets, Michael Giacon, Rata Gordon, Dale Johnson, Robert Kempen, Sid Khanzode, Rosalie Liu, Caoimhe McKeogh, joshua morris, Michael Morrisey, Janet Newman, Piet Nieuwland, Andrew Maximillian Niss, Keith Nunes, Vaughan Rapatahana, Sahanika Ratnayake, Jack Ross, Lisa Samuels, Carin Smeaton, Michael Steven, Fiona Stevens, Richard Taylor, Denys Trussell, Richard von Sturmer, E Wen Wong, and Mark Young. Rewiews by Jen Crawford (Holly Painter, O. Macassey). Cover by Matt Kelly.

Brief‘s website is www.briefthejournal.nz

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