Monthly Archive: March 2012

The Tenderness of Light

Tenderness of Light by Mary McCallum

I have just acquired a copy of Mary McCallum’s elegant new book of poems The Tenderness of Light, launched at the “Translucent Landscapes” exhibition in Wellington…. Continue reading

Frank O’Connor Short Story long-list

The Trouble with Fire has been long-listed for the annual Frank O’Connor Short Story Prize, administered in Cork, Ireland.

On & Off the Track with Fiona Kidman

I’ve just done a rail tour on the Main Trunk Line for New Zealand Book Month, stopping at small towns along the way for readings and conversation. Continue reading