Michael Pedersen is a prize-winning Scottish poet, a Robert Louis Stevenson Fellowship winner, John Mather Trust Rising Star of Literature and one of Canongate’s Future 40. He co-founded literary powerhouse Neu! Reekie! and has taken this all over the globe. He has published two successful chapbooks and an acclaimed debut collection Play With Me (Polygon). His second collection, Oyster, surfaced in 2017 and was illustrated by and performed as a live show with Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison.
Events at Word
OMAR MUSA, MICHAEL PEDERSEN, DOMINIC HOEYFriday 15th November, 2019 8:00 pm
WORD Christchurch is pleased to announce the return of three of the biggest hits of the 2018 festival. Poets Omar Musa (Australia), Michael Pedersen (Scotland) and Dominic Hoey (New Zealand) will once again come together from different parts of the globe to regale you with poetry.
Whisky Galore!Thursday 30th August, 2018 7:30 pm
SOLD OUT With Scotland as the featured country, we couldn’t miss the opportunity to drink a few drams of Scotland’s finest, with Robin Robertson, Michael Pedersen, Denise Mina, Shaun Bythell!
Hell Fire PoetryFriday 31st August, 2018 8:00 pm
Escape the cold in Lyttelton’s cosy Hell Fire Club for a flammable evening of words with Auckland’s Dominic ‘Tourettes’ Hoey and Scotland’s Michael Pedersen.