Counter/Culture poetry reading

For those who want a sneak peak at a couple of poems from the book: I’m reading at the SIWA/NZSA Political Poetry event at Space Academy, 7-9 pm on August 18th. Woohoo!

Adrienne Rich dies

I'm a bit late with the news, but none the less – one of the heroes of contemporary women's poetry, the marvellous, incomparable, irreplaceable Adrienne Rich, has died.  She was 82. For those writers of my generation or younger, it’s easy to forget just how damn hard poets like Rich worked to make a space …