Tag Archives: Bill Manhire

The Poet is Working

What to do with a review that was commissioned, accepted graciously, nay, with warmest of compliments even, paid for, but then had to wait so long in the magazine’s print queue that it had to be dropped as now past … Continue reading

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Spook Service? Auckland Readers’ and Writers’ Festival 2011

I’ve come back from the Auckland Readers’ and Writers’ Festival knowing a little bit more about the Taliban; about Pakistan and its refugee camps; the African Masai and drinking cow’s blood (which AA Gill says tastes, logically, of steak). I … Continue reading

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