Friday, August 31, 2012
WRITERS ON MONDAYS
Songs of My Life: Bill Manhire
The publication of the career-view Selected Poems is the perfect opportunity to profile this major figure in our literature. In his retirement year from Victoria University, it might also be time to lay to rest rumours of warm slippers and the fireside chair. The five-time winner of the New Zealand Book Award for Poetry will read and discuss his work with Damien Wilkins.
DATE: Monday 3 September
TIME: 12.15 - 1.15pm
VENUE: The Marae, Level 4, Te Papa (please note that no food may be taken onto the Marae).
These events are open to the public and free of charge.Writers on Mondays is presented with the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and additional support from Circa Theatre, City Gallery Wellington and the New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation at Victoria University.