Deliciously loopy, and very cool – poetry in stop-motion

I realise I’ve already posted something this week, but I had to share this video. Two of my writing friends entered a collaborative piece in the 2018 Digital Writers’ Festival  Poetry in Motion event (no, I didn’t know about it either, curses!) and it’s really gorgeous. Gail and Rata are both disgustingly talented writers, and even …

Bad Book Covers

I’ve talked before about bad book titles, but I came across this article on the truly horrible covers for some Wordsworth Classics and decided It Needed To Be Shared More Widely. (Having said that, I found the link on Beattie’s Book Blog, which numbers its subscribers at least an order of magnitude higher than mine …

CPC Spring 2018 Poetry in Performance 

Ah Spring. Season of late frosts, soggy lawns, and poetry. Specifically, the annual Canterbury Poets’ Collective Poetry in Performance readings! Perfectly designed to slot in to your Wednesday evenings from September 26th to November 14th, it’s the longest-running poetry readings series in New Zealand, bringing together a mix of the established, the novice, and the completely …