Bookmarks: Winter Readings at Bizy Bee's
Winter Readings is an annual event in Wellington organised
by HeadworX Publishers, Earl of Seacliff Art Workshop and Kwanzaa -
the Afrikan Shop. The aim is to promote New Zealand poetry to the
wider public through a series of lively readings taking place in
the winter months in Wellington. Each year an anthology of the
readers is produced and is edited/compiled by Mark
Pirie and published by the Earl of Seacliff Art
readings were held at Bizy Bee's bookstore and an anthology
Bookmarks was edited in memory of Wellington bookshop
proprietor and art writer Neil Rowe.
2003 featured: Mike Eager reading for the late Simon Williamson,
Anna Jackson, Michael O'Leary, Mark Pirie, Helen Rickerby, Harry
Ricketts, Jenny Powell-Chalmers, Niel Wright, Harvey McQueen, Tim
Jones, L E Scott, Vivienne Plumb and Scott Kendrick.