Lola Ridge and others: Terese Svoboda Terese has put Lola back in the spotlight (amongst many other writing projects including poetry of her own). This is must hear for me.
Standing Upright Here Elizabeth Caffin and John Newton celebrate Allen Curnow’s biography and Collected Poems with Patrick Evans.
Tightrope: Selina Tusitala Marsh Selina is in conversation with Adam Dudding
Homage to the River Airini Beautrais
Afterglow: Eileen Myles in conversation with Ian Wedde
Portrait of an Artist Mongrel: Rowley Habib
Considering the Women: Choman Hardi in conversation with me (excited!)
Sad Girls: Lang Leav with Courtney Sina Meredith
The Art of the Poem: Airini Beautrais, James Brown, Choman Hardi with Terese Svoboda
NZ Poets in mixed sessions: Tusiata Avia, Janet Charman, Anna Livesey, Elizabeth Smither, Briar Wood
NZ poets in the O’Connell street literary mayhem: Morgan Bach, Airini Beautrais, Anne Kennedy, Karlo Mila, Vivienne Plumb, Jessie Puru, Briar Wood and others
Best Best Showcase of spoken word poets John Carr, Jessie Fenton, Daren Komali, Vanessa Crofskey and Alex Wheatle (UK), Renee Taylor (US) and mc Te Karere Scarborough
Sarah Broom Poetry Award with judge Eileen Myles and me as mc (3 shortlisted poets)
Some international poets I am really keen to hear and a scattering of local poets chiefly drawn from the Ockham NZ Book Award poetry longlist.