Glenn Colquhoun is a poet and children’s writer. His sixth collection of poetry, Letters to Young People was published in 2020. A new children’s picture book, The Small Girl Who Lives Next Door is expected in 2021. He works as a GP in Horowhenua.
Events at Word
INSPIRING WRITERS SECONDARY SCHOOLS DAYThursday, 26th August 10:00 am
Once again, we’re offering incredible speakers to Christchurch secondary schools, absolutely free of charge. Featuring Michele Bannister, Tayi Tibble, Glenn Colquhoun, RikTheMost, Kera Sherwood-O’Regan, E Wen Wong and Abbas Nazari.
POETRY TAKES YOU PLACESFriday, 27th August 9:15 am
Celebrate Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day with a special workshop for secondary students, led by the School for Young Writers. Discover poetry and poets in special locations around Christchurch and turn your scribblings into polished poetry.
A CABINET OF CURIOSITIES: TINY LECTURES ON THE WEIRD AND WONDERFULThursday, 26th August 6:00 pm
WORD's popular quirky lecture series is back! What will you find when the Cabinet of Curiosities is opened? Featuring Tom Doig, Joanna Grochowicz, Madi Williams, Gavin Bishop and Glenn Colquhoun, hosted by Naomi van den Broek.