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Station Sessions - Poetry Reading

Station Sessions - Poetry Reading

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  • Sun 9 Jul ’17, 3:00pm – 4:00pm


Paekakariki Station Museum, Tilley Rd, Paekakariki Show map


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


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Mercedes Webb-Pullman is our poet reading at Petticoat Junction Tea Shop inside the Station Museum Paekakariki - Sunday 9th July.

Mercedes was born in Kaitaia, Northland, attended William Colenso College Napier, lived in Australia and USA, returned to NZ in 2008. She graduated from the International Institute of Modern Letters, Victoria University Wellington with her MA in Creative Writing (Merit) in 2011. She lives in Paekakariki.

Her work has appeared online (Black Mail Press, Danse Macabre, Turbine, 4th Floor, Swamp, Reconfigurations, The Electronic Bridge, and others ) in print in New Zealand, (Mana magazine, Poets to the People, Poetry from Lembas Cafe 2009 ) and countries such as Australia, Canada, USA, UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Palestine and Argentine.

She has published nine books, all available at Petticoat Junction. The latest, The Jean Genie, explores the work of Jean Genet through a series of contemporary sonnets.

In 2016 Mercedes managed to have a poem published every week, with over 50 poems in 42 literary journals.

Her poem Paekakariki Hill is featured on the Paekakariki Arts Walk.
Check out the Museum display "Writers & Poets of Paekakariki"
Books by local poets are available for purchase, some of these are not seen in the usual bookshops.

Catch the train - It stops right at our door.

Entry by Koha.

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