Bernadette Hall lives at Amberley Beach. Fancy Dancing is her eleventh collection of poetry.’It’s as close as I’ll ever get to writing an autobiography,’ she says, laughing. In 2015 she received the Prime Minister’s Award for poetry.
Events at Word
TE PAPA ŌTĀKARO WALKSaturday, 31 October 10:00 am
Take a walk along the Ōtākaro river and encounter poets and storytellers whose works are engraved there. With David Eggleton, Frankie McMillan, Fiona Farrell and Bernadette Hall, led by Joseph Hullen.
BOOK LAUNCH: JOHN NEWTON & BERNADETTE HALLSunday, 1 November 6:00 pm
Join Victoria University Press to toast the launch of two new books, John Newton's comic novel in verse, Escape Path Lighting, and Bernadette Hall's poetry collection Fancy Dancing.
WILD HONEY: A CELEBRATION OF NEW ZEALAND WOMEN’S POETRYSaturday, 31 October 4:30 pm
A celebration of New Zealand women's poetry with Wild Honey author Paula Green and three generations of some of our finest female poets.