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Pukapuka Talks: The Friday Poem

Friday 25th October 2019

Something exciting – fun, dazzling, often powerful – is going on in New Zealand poetry.

When Steve Braunias created The Friday Poem slot for The Spinoff in 2015, he provided a new platform for some of Aotearoa’s most exciting new voices, alongside some of our much-loved, established poets.

Join him and three of the poets – Tayi Tibble (Poūkahangatus – winner of the Jessie Mackay Prize for Poetry at this year’s Ockham New Zealand Book Awards), Emma Neale (To the Occupant) and Chris Tse (He’s so MASC) – who are all featured in the hard copy book, The Friday Poem: 100 New Zealand Poems.

Chaired by Cliff Fell.

Presented by Nelson Arts Festival
Proudly supported by Page & Blackmore, Luncheon Sausage Books, Victoria University Press, Otago University Press and Auckland University Press


October 25, 2019


3.30pm; 60 mins, no interval


Nelson & suburbs


Founders Heritage Park
87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson
The Granary Festival Café

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Price $16 (plus TicketDirect service fee)

Tickets from Theatre Royal, Nelson i-SITE, Richmond Mall Info Desk, all TicketDirect outlets ph. 03 548 3840, ext 1; 0800 224 224..


Additional Info

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