13 Mar 2016

Poet Andrew Johnston

From Standing Room Only, 2:40 pm on 13 March 2016

For most of his adult life Kiwi poet Andrew Johnston has lived in Paris, working first in newspapers and now as a consultant for organisations like the United Nations. But he keeps a strong connection with home and in fact is back at the moment to launch his latest poetry collection at Writers Week, which is part of the New Zealand Festival. He's called it Fits & Starts and in it you find frequent references to a character named Echo... part based on the mythical figure of the same name and part based on Andrew himself.