Asia-Pacific Writers supports S.E.A.Write Festival 2012
Asia-Pacific Writers (AP Writers) will hold its inaugural gathering in Bangkok, Thailand, 5-9 November 2012, to dovetail with this year’s Southeast Asian Writers’ (S.E.A.Write) Festival and Gala Awards.
AP Writers (http://www.apwriters.com) is working with the S.E.A.Write Organising Committee to bring together the 2012 S.E.A. Write award winners with translators, festival directors from around the world, publishing
Edited by Anton Blank: anton.blank( at) xtra.co.nz
Review by Noa Campbell
What a great idea: a collection of poetry, novel extracts, short film movie scripts, stage script and short stories all in one compact little journal.
It’s like a box of chocolates, filled with different shapes, tastes, and colours taking the reader on several little journeys. There is a variety of experienced writers and a few new writers.
I want to tell you about the powerful thoughts from Vaughan
DIRECTOR: KATHLEEN GALLAGHER
WICKCANDLE FILMS: http://www.wickcandle.co.nz
REVIEWED BY DR. CATHIE KOA DUNSFORD.
WORLD PREMIERE: FESTIVAL OF FLOWERS, HAGLEY PARK, MARCH 3, 2012 WITH SEMINAR BY FILM CREW AND STARS & HOLLYWOOD CINEMA, SUMNER, MARCH 4, 2012, WITH FILM CREW AND STARS, AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND.
NGA KANOKI O TE RANGI: STARS, THE EYES OF THE SKY.
Nga whetu heri kai mai: The stars carry food to us [since they control the growth of the crops].
THE PARIHAKA WOMAN
RANDOM HOUSE 2012
REVIEWED BY DR. CATHIE KOA DUNSFORD
Te toto o te tangata, he kai; te oranga o te tangata, he whenua
Food supplies the blood of people; our welfare depends on the land.
Reading mainstream reviews of The Parihaka Woman reminds me how far traditional literary critics still have to stretch their kaupapa to understand the brilliance of the latest novel by our leading New Zealand author, Witi Ihimaera. They try hard within the
This contest is run by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. It is for unpublished poems in English language (or poems translated into English) on the theme of “Encountering”.
If you are submitting a translation, please make sure you have the permission from the original author.
-Each poet can submit up to two poems (no more than 60 lines long each).
-Poems must be previously unpublished.
-Entry is free.
15 January 2012
-First: £50, Second: £30,