Tag Archives: Emma Neale

Autumn is upon us

Our Autumn 2017 poets Summer seemed to slip by us in the South so we’re hoping for an exceptionally mild, warm and windless autumn. A friend just rang me and said she enjoyed this “Mother ” edition. I was puzzled … Continue reading

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September 15

SAVE THIS DATE NOW! It’s our fifth birthday in September and we’re celebrating!!!! Poems in the Waiting Room presents Four Poets at “Bellamys at Five” Come along and hear Brian Turner, Emma Neale, Fiona Farrell, and Kay McKenzie Cooke read … Continue reading

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And the 2013 winners are

Emma Neale is not only a magician with words but also with time. In one of her emails she indicated she wouldn’t be able to start reading the entries until late March/early April because of work commitments. And today Emma … Continue reading

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The 2013 competition

Only three weeks to go before we close off our 2013 poetry competition so keep those entries coming. I contacted our judge, Emma Neale, over the weekend just to remind her that we were in count down mode. Emma will … Continue reading

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Spoonbills, ducks, molars and mist

I’ve been walking to work the last few weeks, mainly because the wind has temporarily  abandoned Dunedin. When it’s blasting up the harbour I have no hesitation in catching the bus or taking the car!   On Monday I was lucky … Continue reading

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The Truth Garden

Last week a local paper asked me if I’d like to review Emma Neale’s latest poetry book, The Truth Garden. I declined because I felt readers might feel I was biased; Emma’s winning poem, An Inward Sun, from our 2012 … Continue reading

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Our 15th edition – winter 2012

We printed 500 cards for the first edition and 5500 for our fifteenth edition, that’s quite an achievement! This edition features the four poems which won prizes for their creators in our PitWR 2012 competition. Just as a reminder: Emma … Continue reading

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