Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Thursday 14th November 2019
Poets Omar Musa, Michael Pedersen and Dominic Hoey will come together from different parts of the globe to regale you with poetry.
Omar Musa is a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper and poet from Queanbeyan, Australia. He has released four hip hop records, three poetry books his debut novel “Here Come the Dogs” was long-listed for the International Dublin Literary Award and Miles Franklin Award and he was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Young Novelists of the Year in 2015.
Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet who has read all over earth. He has two acclaimed collections and won both the Robert Louis Stevenson Prize and The John Mather's Trust Rising Star of Literature Award. His recent collection, Oyster, was a collaboration with Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison.
Dominic Hoey is an author, playwright and poet based in Tamaki Makaurau. His debut novel, Iceland was a New Zealand bestseller and was long-listed for the 2018 Ockham Book Award. His new book of poetry I Thought We’d Be Famous is out on Dead Bird Books October 24th.