11th April 2017 @ Poetrylive
8PM at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd
Guest Poet: David Eggleton
David Eggleton is a poet and writer based in Dunedin. He has published a number of poetry collections, and one collection of short fiction. His stories have appeared in various anthologies of Best New Zealand Fiction and elsewhere. His non-fiction books include: Towards Aotearoa: a Short History of Twentieth Century New Zealand Art; Into the Light: a History of New Zealand Photography, and Ready to Fly: the Story of New Zealand Rock Music. As a poet he has also worked extensively alongside many musicians, including Martin Phillipps, Jay Clarkson and Otis Mace.
Guest Musician: George Henderson
George Henderon has led Dunedin band The Puddle since the early 80s, writing over a hundred songs, for the most part melodic and lyrically involved. He can also be found playing with The New Existentialists in Auckland. The Puddle’s albums can be found on Bandcamp, and the New Existentialists have a 7” single due out on SpaceCase Records later this year.
Open Mic all welcome to read/perform