1st March 2016 @ Poetrylive
8PM at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd
Guest Poet: David Eggleton
David Eggleton began reciting his poetry in the 1980s performing in all sorts of venues, including schools, universities, shopping malls, street corners, pubs, clubs and cafes, as well as arts festivals, around New Zealand. He has toured on the cabaret circuit around Britain and performed in Europe and Australia, and in San Francisco and New York. David’s also been involved in a number of sculpture, dance and music collaborations, including text and performance for a multi-media installations in public art galleries, text for a menswear clothing design, and text for site-specific sculptures in Queenstown and Wellington, as well as albums recorded with musicians. His poems and short stories appear in a wide variety of recent literary anthologies. His three most recent poetry books are: Fast Talker (AUP 2006), Time of the Icebergs (OUP 2010), and The Conch Trumpet (OUP 2015).
Guest Musician: Sophie Mashlan
Sophie Mashlan is a 16-year-old indie folk singer songwriter from Auckland New Zealand.