Poetry Shelf noticeboard: Ruby Solly book launch

When you first told me
that you gave me the name of our tupuna
so that I would be strong enough
to hold our family inside my ribcage,
I believed you.
Here you are.
Here is how I saw you,
trapped in your own amber.
Now it’s time
for you to believe me.

Please join us for the launch of

Tōku Pāpā
by Ruby Solly

Thursday 11 February 6pm
Unity Books Wellington, 57 Willis Street

Ruby will read from her debut collection, launched by Tina Makereti.

All Welcome

1 thought on “Poetry Shelf noticeboard: Ruby Solly book launch

  1. Kirsten Bett

    Wow Ruby, congrats, we took the Iowa workshop together. Great to see you have a book launch. Unfortunately I can’t attend as I live in the Netherlands now.



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