“Poetry -- despite its cute, cotton-socks image -- is a tough art form,” says James Brown, poet, editor and 2019 Ronald Hugh Morrieson awards poetry judge. James shares thoughts on how to write a great poem, and we hear the winning poems from this year.
In part 1, we hear this year's Ronald Hugh Morrieson Award winning stories and research article, with comments and writing tips from judges, Dame Fiona Kidman and Matt Rilkoff.
Poets of Taranaki, and further afield, braved the open mic at Koru on Devon Gallery for 'Logo Malarchy', celebrating National Poetry Day 2019.
Legendary New Zealand photographer Ans Westra in conversation with writer Adrienne Jansen and Taranaki's Muslim community Maya Al-Fayyad, about the exhibition The Crescent Moon: the Asian face of Islam in New Zealand, on at Percy Thomson Gallery, Whakaahurangi / Stratford, until 8 September 2019.