Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Personal is Pah-litical

My residency at the Pah Homestead ends this week. It’s been a productive, stimulating yet also restful time: a honeymoon for one. I’ve finished the first draft of a novel, pulled together a sheaf of poems, written a short ten … Continue reading

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Oom Pah-Pah: Poetry at the Pah Homestead

Paula Green, poet, anthologist reviewer, children’s author and general one-woman literary workforce is enormously generous with the time and effort she puts in to promoting other writers’ work. It was a privilege to read with her and Siobhan Harvey last … Continue reading

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Backstage Theatrics

I’m in the throes of preparing for a poetry event at the Pah Homestead in Auckland. This involves a lot of pacing, choosing poems and soon throwing them over my shoulder in despair, then falling back on them again, saying, … Continue reading

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