NZ Poetry Shelf features readings from PNZ Yearbook poets


Paula Green at NZ Poetry Shelf features readings from poets who contributed to the Poetry New Zealand Yearbook 2021, edited by Tracey Slaughter. Including:

  • Cadence Chung reading ‘Hey Girls’ (First Prize, Year 12, Poetry New Zealand Yearbook Student Poetry Competition)
  • Brecon Dobbie reading ‘Diaspora Overboard’
  • Nida Fiazi reading ‘the other side of the chain-link fence’
  • Lily Holloway reading ‘The road to the hill is closed’
  • Michele Leggott reading ‘Dark Emily’
  • Featured poet Aimee-Jane Anderson-O’Connor reading ‘Cat’ and ‘If the heart is meat made electric’
  • Kiri Piahana-Wong reading ‘Before’
  • essa may ranapiri reading ‘Hineraukatauri & Her Lover’ (for Ruby Solly)
  • Previous PNZ Yearbook editor Jack Ross reading ‘Terrorist or Theorist’
  • Michael Steven reading ‘The Gold Plains’

Watch and listen to then all here.