“For Later” lately (5)

In an attempt to tame her ever-growing For Later list, Robyn has decided to share with us on a regular basis the titles that she has recently added to her list. The theory being that, even if she doesn’t ever get round to reading them, she can perhaps do so vicariously through you… So please…
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Poetry in Bloom

If you’re a budding young poet, you might be in with a chance to see a piece of your work gracing a wall at Canterbury Museum. To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes, Poetica is inviting children from Year 4 to Year 8 to enter a poem in the Bloom poetry competition. Bloom is…
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Happy 80th birthday Caxton Press

The Caxton Press is 80 today. It was launched on 10 June 1935 by John Drew and poet/typographer Denis Glover to publish New Zealand literature. Leo Bensemann had a long and fruitful association as a designer and illustrator with Caxton. Most of the decade’s best writers were first published by the company. Caxton Press tells…
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National Poetry Day 2014

National Poetry Day is a one-day celebration of poetry run each year in conjunction with the New Zealand Post Book Awards. It takes place on Friday 22 August 2014. Visit Christchurch City Libraries and join the nationwide celebration of poetry by taking this opportunity to read, listen to and create poetry. Browse our page of…
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