Kaveh Akbar: An evening of poetry and conversation with Erik Kennedy

Kaveh Akbar: Calling a Wolf a Wolf


WORD Christchurch, in association with LitCrawl Wellington, is proud to present Kaveh Akbar for an evening of poetry and conversation with Erik Kennedy.

Kaveh Akbar is an Iranian-American poet making waves internationally with his performances and with his collection Calling a Wolf a Wolf. His award-winning work has appeared in multiple prestigious publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, Tin House, Best American Poetry 2018, The New Republic, the Guardian, Ploughshares and the Harvard Review. He also runs DiveDapper, a poetry interview site, featuring conversations with some of the most exiting poets working in the world today.

If you have enjoyed the poets WORD has brought to Christchurch, then don’t miss this special evening in the brand new library, Tūranga.

Followed by a book signing, with books on sale from a Scorpio Books stand on the night, and food and drink available for sale.







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