11 July 2010

Poetry at the Ballroom Cafe, 18 July 2010

This month's guest poets are Teresia Teaiwa, Hinemoana Baker and Simone Kaho, and the guest musicians are Hinemoana Baker and Chris White. Hinemoana's 2nd book of poetry, Koiwi Koiwi, will also be launched there.

There will also be an open mic.

Time: Sunday 18 July, 4-6pm
Place: The Ballroom Café, cnr Riddiford St & Adelaide Rd, Newtown

About the poets:

Hinemoana Baker is a Maori writer and musician with tribal links to Taranaki, Horowhenua and Otakou Peninsula.

Teresia Teaiwa, an African American Banaban I-Kiribati who was born in Hawai’i & raised in Fiji, has had work published in Side Stream and in 2008 produced a solo CD, I can see Fiji.

Simone Kaho, a poet with Tongan roots, has performed at Poetry Live in Auckland. Her work has been published in Live Lines III.

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