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 Tupelo Bar, Wellington, and are a tribute
to American rock band The Doors.
2004 featured: Jenny Powell-Chalmers, Mark Pirie, Michael O'Leary,
Helen Rickerby, Harry Ricketts, Niel Wright, Harvey McQueen, Moshe
Liba, Emily Dobson, Amelia Herrero-Kidman, Michael Harlow, Robin
Fry, Iain Sharp, Basim Furat, Moira Wairama and Jack Ross.