Spread the word!!! about the fabulous next edition of “Spread the Word at MAC”.
Guest poets: Dr Jack Ross, Stu Bagby
Music by: Brian Cavanagh
+ an eclectic Open Mic session – all welcome!!
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Jack Ross is a poet, fiction writer and editor. He has published books of poetry and short fiction and has edited numerous collections of writing and a variety of journals. Ross has worked as a teacher of New Zealand literature and creative writing, and he is co-editor of a series of books dedicated to capturing New Zealand poets in performance. In his poetry Ross mixes genres and elements of autobiography and fiction. Jack is also one of the esteemed tutors for Page 2 Stage 2014 programme, his next workshop 19th May at TAPAC (The Auckland Performing Arts Centre).
Stu Bagby work made up one third of AUP New Poets 2 and he has published a solo collection As It Was in the Beginning (Steele Roberts) that was nominated by the Sunday Star-Times as one of the best books of 2005. He was the winner of the 2000 New Zealand Poetry Society’s International Poetry Competition.
Brian Cavanagh is a multitalented musician and singer/songwriter from Ireland. He is best know for his heart opening lyrics and soulful performance style.
Special appearance by a visiting Kapiti Coast poet: Shane Cave bringing his book of poems and CD, The Sound of Words, to Auckland. This is poetry to entertain with alliteration, assonance, rhythm and rhyme, to make you smile, cry, laugh, ponder, get angry or wonder how he got like that. Shane’s poems are works for your ear, to be performed live and listened to.
Your host Laura Giddey.
Plenty of free parking, refreshments available.