Before I blather on about the launch of this fine, artisanally-produced book THIS IS WHERE YOU CAN ORDER ONE. GO ON. SUPPORT NZ POETRY AND INDIE-PUBLISHING. On the weekend, I attended my darling friend Maria McMillan’s (I wrote a bit about Maria HERE) book launch at the Aro Community Hall. This is her first book … Continue reading The Rope Walk is launched!
A Forager’s Treasury By Johanna Knox Allen & Unwin, $36.95 I’m late in writing this review – I’ve had the book for some weeks now and I was supposed to post a review last week, but it’s taken me a long time to gather my thoughts about it because, quite simply, I’m completely overwhelmed … Continue reading Review of ‘A Forager’s Treasury’ by Johanna Knox
Launch one: The first launch was in Palmerston North at the City Library. The speakers were Helen Rickerby, my editor, Thom Conroy, friend and creative writing professor at Massey University, and Natasha Allan did a beautiful blessing of the book. This one felt like a slightly more formal, ‘family, colleagues, local community’ (and friends, of … Continue reading ‘The Comforter’ launches (2)