10th March 2015 @ Poetrylive
8PM at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd
Guest Poet: Michael Steven
Michael Steven was born in 1977 at the former Mater Miserecordiae Hospital, here in Auckland. He writes from the margins of society about the marginalised. His writing heroes are Georg Trakl, Robert Lowell, Allen Curnow, Lou Reed, Denis Johnson, Cormac McCarthy, and Raymond Carver. His writing appears regularly in journals such as Landfall, Deep South, Poetry NZ, brief, Otoliths.
He is the author of three collections of poetry; most recently Daybook Fragments (Kilmog Press, Dunedin, 2010) Currently, he is interested in transformation, altruism, and the late works of Henri Matisse.
Guest Musician: Erena Johnson & Sam Loveridge
Erena & Sam have been performing together around Auckland for a year charming audiences with their folk and pop covers.