Who needs food when there’s poetry for lunch? An interview with Iggy McGovern

Owen Marshall had looked forward to speaking with him. So had I. He was meant to participate in ‘Poetry for Lunch’, ‘A Tale of Two Cities: Belfast and Glasgow’ and ‘Survivor Poetry’.” But when the Press Christchurch Writers Festival was cancelled, Irish…

The physics of poetry: Iggy McGovern visits Christchurch

We’ve heard a lot from excited geophysicists lately, so if you’d like to hear from someone who might move your world in a more poetic way, head to Al’s Bar tomorrow night (Wednesday 15 September) to see Iggy McGovern. The…

Christchurch Crime Wave

Duh, not a real crime wave but oodles of mystery and thriller writers from all across the globe, here in Christchurch … yes … really … woo-hoo. I’ll be at The Press Christchurch Writers Festival to marvel at the twisted,…