19 Oct 2019

Poet Michael Pedersen - "the throaty voice of modern Scotland"

From Saturday Morning, 10:30 am on 19 October 2019
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Scottish poet and writer Michael Pedersen co-runs and founded Neu! Reekie! a UK arts collective which produces shows all over the globe and hosts take-overs for National Galleries, National Museums and major festivals.

His most recent poetry collection, Oyster was illustrated by and performed as a live show with Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison.

Michael will read some poems, including Oyster, which recalls his later-to be girlfriend (and vegetarian) Hollie McNish's first oral encounter with a bivalve mollusc.

Michael Pedersen is in Wellington next month for the Verb Festival before embarking on a nationwide tour with poet Tourette's (aka Dominic Hoey) and author, rapper and poet Omar Musa. Details here.

Scott Hutchison and Michael Pedersen

Scott Hutchison and Michael Pedersen Photo: supplied

Please note that this interview references suicide.

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