Events 2016

The Divine Muses XIII Poetry Reading

26 August 2016 - 6.30 pm- 8:00 pm

The Divine Muses Poetry Reading XIII brings a stellar line-up of New Zealand poets.

This year's readers are poet Maris O'Rourke, celebrated classic poet Riemke Ensing, author and 2016 Michael King Writer's Centre resident, Vivienne Plumb, poet, art biographer and artist, Greg O'Brien, renowned poet and editor Jenny Bornholdt and Siobhan Harvey.

Come and hear these wonderful writers read their work in the Gus Fisher Art Gallery’s sumptuous surroundings. Spot prizes will be awarded throughout the evening. Books and handmade poems on sale at the book table.

Additionally, the evening will showcase the winner and runners-up of the 2016 Emerging Poets Competition. This year's judge, poet and editor, Vana Manasiadis will offer her judge’s report. The winner and runner-up will read their poems. All ages welcome.

National Poetry day 2016
Poet Vivienne Plumb

Entry Details:Free. Open to all ages. 

Date/Times: 26 August, 6.30 pm- 8:00 pm
Location: Gus Fisher Art Gallery, 74 Shortland Street, Auckland CBD 

Contact: To reserve seats or for further information contact Siobhan Harvey, siharvey@aut.ac.nz  
Further Info: artagent.co.nz/poetry/poetry.htm