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Book Review: There’s No Place Like The Internet in Springtime, by Erik Kennedy

Reviewed for Booksellers NZ, a version first published on 16 April 2019 Poets like to say that content is form and form is content. It gets said enough to be true, but reading Erik Kennedy’s There’s No Place Like the Internet in Springtime reminded me that to the average reader (and I’m not sure how … Continue reading Book Review: There’s No Place Like The Internet in Springtime, by Erik Kennedy

Book Review: Under Glass, by Gregory Kan

Reviewed for Booksellers NZ, first published on 26 March 2019 It helps to approach Gregory Kan’s new work Under Glass expecting a creative encounter rather than a series of poems which will tell you something. If you anticipate rightly you’ll have a great experience, because poetry will not always offer what you’d expect.  I don’t … Continue reading Book Review: Under Glass, by Gregory Kan

Book Review: View from the South, by Owen Marshall, with Grahame Sydney

Reviewed for Booksellers NZ, first published on 23 August 2018 Owen Marshall and Grahame Sydney have come together in poetry and photography for this collection, View From The South, which is a beautiful, hardcover, small coffee table book – in the best sense. Each page is roomy and the poetry and photography often work in … Continue reading Book Review: View from the South, by Owen Marshall, with Grahame Sydney