Tag Archives: Jan Hutchison

Winter’s on the way

In this winter NZ poets’ edition we’re featuring the winning poems from our 2016 poetry competition. Frankie McMillan’s My mother and great aunt laughing like trees, Gill Ward’s What I forgot to steal, Jillian Sullivan’s June and Sarah Manning’s Barefoot … Continue reading

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The all New Zealand issue

The winter edition features all New Zealand poets – the four competition winners, as selected by Emma Neale, a few unplaced entries from the competition, and two haiku. It’s at the printers now and I’m expecting all 5900 copies to … 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 Happiness of Rain

One of the joys of working down my end of Dunedin is the proximity to the University Book Shop. During my lunch break yesterday I wandered along to catch up on the latest arrivals, and discovered Jan Hutchison’s poetry book, … Continue reading

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Here’s hoping for a healthy Pulse rating!

For some time I’ve wondered how many doctors are aware of our poetry cards. Most receptionists are happy to display the cards but I’ve never been sure whether Doctors know of their existence.  So earlier this year I wrote to … Continue reading

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Luscious Lemon

Our eldest lad frequently emails to see if he can come over and cook dinner for us. There is never any hesitation on our part in accepting his offer! Both lads turned up last night and while they love desserts … Continue reading

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Lovely in lemon

Today I received the final proof of the Spring card so thought I’d let you have a sneak preview. It’s currently the centrefold on the poetry board in front of my writing desk. The first week of the holidays has … Continue reading

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