Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Small Holes in the Silence presents, in song, the work of a number of New Zealand poets
Friday 13 November, 7.30pm, St Andrew's on The Terrace.
Song and poetry unite for this much anticipated album release concert by Norman Meehan and Hannah Griffin. Building on several earlier recordings that interpreted the poetry of E.E. Cummings and Bill Manhire, Small Holes in the Silence presents, in song, the work of a number of New Zealand poets.
Performing on the night are: Norman Meehan (piano); Hannah Griffin (voice); Bill Manhire (words); Blair Latham (saxophone, clarinet).
Tickets $25–$35 from www.eventfinda.co.nz Booking fees apply. Duration 65 minutes.
The album features: Bill Manhire, plus Hone Tuwhare, James K. Baxter, Eileen Duggan, Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, and David Mitchell. The collection includes Tuwhare's 'Rain', Baxter's 'High Country Weather', and Mitchell's 'Yellow Room'.