In Wisława Szymborska’s poem ‘Possibilities’, translated from Polish by Stanisław Barańczak and Claire Cavanagh, the winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature writes about what she prefers – as an individual and in the world. Read more
In late 2020, Liz Breslin, Laura Williamson and Annabel Wilson set out on e-bikes on the Otago Central Rail Trail on a ‘spoke’n’word tour’. We packed amps, mics and notebooks into trailers and pedalled the length of the Rail Trail, performing in the historic halls along the way. Read more
In 2019 I spent two months at the Villa Decius as a guest of Krakow UNESCO City of Literature, where I investigated local responses to the folk story of the Hejnał mariacki, the Trumpeter of Krakow. Read more
In 2021 I was virtual resident at the National Centre for Writing, UK, in Norwich. I spent my residency watching Norwich through the Hawk & Owl Peregrine Cam on top of Norwich Cathedral, writing poems about the city through this high-point of surveillance. Read more
A poem collaboration with Annabel Wilson, Laura Williamson and everyone in the audience.
Audience members are encouraged to write a single word on a piece of paper and put it in the hat. Once all the words are collected, the words are drawn from the hat one by one, and we respond with a poem from Laura’s alphabeticised catalogue, Annabel’s brilliance or Liz’s head. Anything can happen and usually does.