Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick

20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy – an hour with the author, Madeleine Slavick – Sunday, 2 March, 3pm, Almo’s Books, 42 High St, Carterton Wairarapa Word presents “20 Years of Making Books and Still Happy” with author, editor, publisher, and photographer Madeleine Slavick, who will perform some of her writing, and discuss a selection of her 30+ … More Wairarapa Word this month feat. Madeleine Slavick

Festive ‘Wairarapa Word’ Happenings over the weekend!

Wairarapa Word presents: SATURDAY 14 Dec – Wairarapa Word has hired a stall to offer a range of books by Wairarapa-based writers.  A good selection of children’s books, poetry, cookbooks, local history, and more.  Where?  Cobblestones Museum Market, Greytown, 10-1, free entry   SUNDAY 15 Dec – Wairarapa Word has put together a variety show, the 12 Nights of Christmas, with stories, poems, and … More Festive ‘Wairarapa Word’ Happenings over the weekend!

Hinemoana Baker, Humming House, Grace and Tony! ReCooper8’s got a party going on!

ReCooper8 this month airs: Thursday 21st November 8pm Sunday 24th November 10pm Thursday 28th November 8pm Tune in 92.7FM or click ‘listen live’ at http://www.arrowfm.co.nz* Struggling to adapt to a life without the Kokomai Festival?  Well, try ReCooper8!  Tune in to Arrow FM tonight at 8pm and enjoy an interview with Hinemoana Baker (which includes … More Hinemoana Baker, Humming House, Grace and Tony! ReCooper8’s got a party going on!

Press Release: Wairarapa Word announces its line-up for the rest of 2013

Top Writers in the Wairarapa  Wairarapa Word, a literary event free and open to the public, announces its line-up for the rest of 2013: Anne Taylor, L E Scott, and Hinemoana Baker. Come along for a free afternoon on the first Sunday at 3pm at Almo’s Books, 42 High Street, Carterton. Anne Taylor, painter and … More Press Release: Wairarapa Word announces its line-up for the rest of 2013

16 Wairarapa writers in “16” for National Poetry Day, August 16

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 July: The One where Lucy Goes On and On about being on Holiday

For those of a chilly disposition, look away now, because July’s edition of ReCooper8 is one big holiday BOAST!  I’ll even confess to pre-recording some of the show in my mum’s back garden in what can only be described as rather hot temperatures!  Tune in to 92.7FM (or listen live at Arrow FM) at 8pm … More ReCooper8 July: The One where Lucy Goes On and On about being on Holiday

Word up! Wairarapa Word, 2nd June, Almo’s Books, Carterton

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

A glimpse at April’s Wairarapa Word open mic event…

Well, admittedly the levels are all over the show, and overall my editorial cobbling together could do with more…. cobbling!  Nevertheless, below is my attempt at a 5 minute glimpse at the most recent Wairarapa Word open mic event held on 7th April 2013 at Almos Bookstore in Carterton.  It really is just a snippet … More A glimpse at April’s Wairarapa Word open mic event…

Calling all poets! Check out the Wairarapa Word open mic event!

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!