1.10.06

Laurie Duggan on nzepc




                  Laurie Duggan reading poems in a park in Auckland, March 2006


The New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre has just published some pages on Laurie Duggan's visit to Auckland in March.
Australian poet Laurie Duggan read and spoke at the University of Auckland 23-24 March 2006. He gave an autobiographical talk 'Amaze Your Friends' which subsequently appeared in ka mate ka ora #2. Laurie was presented with a Tapa Notebook and read with local poets and student writers at STRATA #5. Next day he recorded a selection of poems for nzepc archives.
(Adelaide writers Ken Bolton and Cath Kenneally are currently in new Zealand. They launched the site last week.)

Laurie Duggan's most recent book is The Passenger (UQP, 2006). He was Writer in Residence in the School of Arts, Media and Culture at Griffith University, Queensland, 2005-06 and relocated to Kent, England, in August 2006.



   Last days in Teneriffe, Brisbane : Laurie Duggan at home in July, 2006, a few weeks before moving to the U.K.



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