7th November 2017 @ Poetrylive
8PM at the Thirsty Dog, 469 K’rd
Guest Poet: Serie Barford
Serie Barford was born near a Rongo stone in Cornwall Park to a migrant German-Samoan mother and a Palagi father and grew up in West Auckland. She is published in print and digital journals and anthologies and in four poetry collections. Entangled Islands (Anahera Press), her latest collection, combines poetry and prose.
In 2017 Serie’s been published in Black Marks on the White Page, Manifesto: an anthology of political Poetry, Atlanta Review, Forty Years of Titirangi Poets, the School Journal, the Phantom Billstickers Project, Best NZ Poems (2015) translated into a bilingual Italian-English edition by Francesca Benocci and Palabras Prestadas #109 – poems translated into Spanish by Charles Olson.
Guest Musician: Damian Anderson
Damian Anderson is from Putaruru and have been playing in band, Jam Dr, for 10yrs. His passion for original music has always been the driving inspiration. He has a diploma in music and is a registered member of APRA (Australian performing rights association
He will be performing original work at Poetry Live as a solo artist – Dae, a gentle but stirring mix of RnB, reggae and rock.
Open Mic: all welcome to read/perform