Here’s a press release from local poet and organiser of this year’s events for National Poetry Day, Madeleine Slavick. I hope you will support this fantastic event, which is bringing local, homegrown poetry to the people: 16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16 Sixteen Wairarapa writers from Cape Palliser to Pahiatua … More 16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16
ReCooper8 this month airs on Thursday 20th June @ 8pm Sunday 23rd June @ 10pm Thursday 27th June @ 8pm 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz My feature guest this month is Trevor Lamb, an artist whose chosen medium is leather – a versatile and beguiling material, the seemingly infinite possibilities and potential of … More Poetry and Leather… who’d have thought it!
It’s never much fun waiting in the doctor’s surgery. It’s up there with clearing customs and driving tests for things you’d rather not be doing. So, anything that makes it a more pleasant experience has got to be celebrated, I say! Next to the usual tattered copies of that’s life, Woman’s Day, and Hornby Magazine … More Poems in the Waiting Room
Wairarapa Word presents Eileen Van Trigt author of Beneath the Oak Trees, Sportin Life: Limericks and Close Encounters of the Furred (and Feathered) Kind Wairarapa Word is an event for poetry, comedy, stories and more. Each month, a writer is featured and an open mike is held for everyone to share work. This month, the featured writer … More Word up! Wairarapa Word, 2nd June, Almo’s Books, Carterton
wairarapa word is held the first sunday of the month at 3pm a free event, in the best sense of the word This sunday, 7th April, is wairarapa word from 3-5pm at Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton – a time and place to perform story, poem, comedy… anything with words… This month, Wairarapa Word will feature the work of Simon … More Calling all poets! Check out the Wairarapa Word open mic event!
ReCooper8 started 2013 in the most promising way for a community arts show – I had the pleasure of interviewing Madeleine M Slavick, a locally based poet and artist with an international background and a global repertoire. We discussed her development as a writer, her time in Hong Kong, where she spent several years and … More My Interview with Madeleine M Slavick
On this month’s show, I am joined by a very special guest: Madeleine M Slavick, a poet, author, photographer, editor and social activist, who has recently settled in the Wairarapa after living and working in Hong Kong for several years. I first met Madeleine at last year’s Greytown Arts Festival. I’d just finished recording an … More January’s show: Poetry in Motion