Monday, November 12, 2012

Courage Day Wellington Event - Monday 19 November

  Keep Monday 19th November free for

Wellington Branch New Zealand Society of Authors Courage Day event.

Speaker:   Dr Jeffrey Paparoa Holman (left)

JPH is a prolific poet, who has published in most leading New Zealand journals and has brought out a number of books, including As Big as a Father (2002). The Late Great Blackball Bridge Sonnets (2004) and Land Very Fertile (2008). In 2010 he published a major study of the anthropologist Elsdon Best and his encounters with Maori leaders. 

This year he published Shaken Down 6.3 a collection of poems and an essay focusing on the Christchurch earthquake. He will address us about the courage of people, including writers, in Christchurch , and more generally on writers' courage to speak in stressful and dangerous situations.

Time:                   6pm,           19 November 2012

Place:  The Thistle Inn, Thorndon  (near Wellington Railway Station)
All Welcome

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