Hera Lindsay BirdBook - 2016
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Kate Sylvester introduced the two poets and her assertion that poets were the antidote to a world out of kilter brought rousing applause. It's not an easy thing to report on a poetry reading. You listen with different ears to poetry than you would to a speaker. Being tagged with the epithet "poetry stars", might bring with it an unfair burden of expectation and if Hera Lindsay Bird, who… (more)
BIRD + YOUNG sounds like a firm purveying fancy jewellery. But for Hera Lindsay Bird (poet) and Ashleigh Young (poet, writer, editor), it is words and ideas that are the things they are making and selling. This WORD Christchurch event at the Christchurch Art Gallery auditorium was introduced by WORD's programme director Rachael King and chaired by Amy Marr, the Visitor Programmes Coordinator … (more)
From Library Staff
I reckon NZ women writers and poets killed it this year. And Hera Lindsay Bird is definitely on that list. Lots of publicity, hype, and bestseller status for this one, but she deserves it. Hera is the Killer Queen of Similes.
StaffPickles Mar 29, 2017
Masha's pick: Poetry has never been so much fun! Fun, fun fun! There was poetry before Hera and there is poetry after Hera. And psssssttt! She is also pretty naughty!
StaffPickles Aug 02, 2016
Donna's pick: Lots of publicity, hype, and bestseller status for this one, but Hera Lindsay Bird deserves it. She's the Killer Queen of Similes. NZ has such great poets!!!