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
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!
It was a huge privilege to talk with published poet, author and singer-songwriter Hinemoana Baker a few weeks back, ahead of her appearance at Wairarapa Word, the open mic space for budding authors, whatever your genre! You can hear my interview with Hinemoana again here, but I’d urge you to head along to Tarragon Cafe, … More Hinemoana Baker – listen again
The Kokomai Festival is nearly upon us, so a great time to remind you that you can tune in to all the latest news and views about the Festival on 92.7FM (or click ‘listen live’ at Arrow FM) on Mondays at 1pm and again on Thursdays at 7pm. You can also follow the Kokomai Festival … More The Kokomai Festival… ways to listen
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
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
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
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…
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!
Just in case you didn’t manage to catch March’s edition of ReCooper8, your local arts show on 92.7FM Arrow FM, the Wairarapa’s Community Access Radio station, then here are the best bits! My interviews with Richard Clark and Simon Fleck. Both gentlemen are residents of Featherston, and both are vastly talented, generous and outspoken creative … More Listen Again to ReCooper8 in March – Simon Fleck and Richard Clark