Writers on Mondays: Best New Zealand Poems 2016

  • When Mon 21 Aug 2017, 12:15–1:15pm
  • Where
    Te Marae, Level 4
  • Cost Free event

Get ready for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day (25 August) by coming along to hear thirteen of the best read work chosen by Best New Zealand Poems 2016 editor Jenny Bornholdt.

Poets Nick Ascroft, James Brown, John Dennison, Adrienne Jansen, Bill Manhire, Bill Nelson, Claire Orchard, Kerrin P. Sharpe, Oscar Upperton, Marty Smith, Tim Upperton, Airini Beautrais, and Ashleigh Young are introduced by Jenny Bornholdt. 

Best New Zealand Poems is published annually by Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters.

See the full Best New Zealand Poems selection

Please note that no food may be taken onto Te Marae.

Writers on Mondays series

On Mondays from July to October, discover New Zealand’s diverse and original contemporary writers in this lunchtime series, run by the International Institute of Modern Letters at Victoria University of Wellington.

Full Writers on Mondays programme

Ashleigh Young