“essentially a literary gossip column” – CK Stead, 18 April 2010
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Poets don’t retire #3
Last month I noted that CK Stead (b. 1932), Kevin Ireland (b. 1933), Peter
Bland (b. 1934) and Fleur Adcock (b. 1934) all have new poetry collections out about
now. Then last week came a new collection, Us,
then, from Vincent O’Sullivan (b. 1937).
Now I learn that Elizabeth Smither (b. 1941) has a new poetry collection out too, The Blue Coat.
Tomorrow’s visit to Unity Books in Auckland will be