Poetry Reviews

Wednesday 21 January 2015

WH Herbert booksigning at StAnza 2015 (photo by Dave Vallis)

In the run up to this year's festival we'll be posting links to online reviews of books or projects by poets on the StAnza 2015 programme. Do let us have suggestions for more, and we'd also be happy to re-blog relevant blog reviews which have appeared elsewhere.

Meantime here are the first links to reviews of books by Sheenagh Pugh, Kei Miller and Chrissie Gittins.

Sheenagh Pugh's Short Days, Long Shadows (Seren 2014)

Write Out Loud: www.writeoutloud.net/public/blogentry.php?blogentryid=43633

Sky Train: www.skylightrain.com/poetry-review-short-days-long-shadows-sheenagh-pugh/

Kei Miller's The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion (Carcanet 2014)

The Critical Flame: www.criticalflame.org/mapping-a-way-to-kei-millers-zion/

Chrissie Gittins's Professor Heger’s Daughter (Paekakariki Press)


Chrissie Gittins's Stars in Jars (A&C Black Childrens & Educational)


Ian Duhig's Pandorama (Picador)