As part of the ongoing celebrations for National Poetry Day, please come and check this out (though it is, admittedly, a few days late):
When: Tuesday 30 August, 6pm - 7.30pm
Where: Takapuna Library, Level 1
Cost: Gold coin/donation
Come and join us as at our annual celebration of poetry with readings from Michael Giacon, Joy MacKenzie, Bronwyn Lloyd, Jack Ross and Stu Bagby as our MC.
Light refreshments will be served from 6pm, with the event starting at 6.30pm.
Booking recommended. Email email@example.com or phone 890 4903.
And, assuming you don't have anything better to do on the weekend of the Going West Literary Festival (10-11/9/16):
When: Saturday 10 September, 2pm - 3.45pm
Where: Titirangi Library
Featuring JACK ROSS and STU BAGBY
Jack Ross has been the managing editor of Poetry New Zealand since 2014. His publications to date include five poetry collections, three novels and three books of short fiction. He works as a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Massey University's Albany Campus.
Stu Bagby has published both as an anthologist and a poet. His poetry has appeared in several collections and has been included in the Best of the Best New Zealand Poems and Essential New Zealand Poems. He hopes to have a new collection of poems ready for publication later this year.
Followed by a round robin where everyone is invited to read a poem, their own or anyone else's.
MC Piers Davies 5246 927 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.