Ka Mate Ka Ora: A New Zealand Journal of Poetry and Poetics issue #14 is now live.
This issue features:
John Newton on Allen Curnow: ‘Running with the Fast Pack.’
Michele Leggott on soldier poet Matthew Fitzpatrick: ‘Touching the Taranaki Campaign: The Poems of Matthew Pitzpatrick August-November 1860.’
Makyla Curtis on bilanguaging in poetry: ‘Ngā Toikupu o Ngā Reo Taharua: e Tākiri ana te Aroā Pānui/The Poetics of Bilanguaging: an Unfurling Legacy.’
Vaughan Rapatahana discusses his theory and practice: ‘Writing Back (to the centre): practicing my theory.’
Ricci van Elburg on Second World War poets in Holland: ‘Pekelkist: some poets’ responses to war.’
Brian Pōtiki remembers Rowley Habib/Rore Hapipi: ‘The Raw Man’ and also provides an account of Rowley’s tangi.
AND PLEASE NOTE:
Issue #15 of Ka Mate Ka Ora will be devoted to work by postgraduate student writers and scholars. This is a first call for essays, discussions, theory and polemic from postgraduate students. Please send contributions to:
Murray Edmond, Editor, Ka Mate Ka Ora: firstname.lastname@example.org