Book Review: Private Bestiary: Selected Unpublished Poems, 1944-1993 by Kendrick Smithyman, edited by Scott Hamilton

Private Bestiary: Selected Unpublished Poems, 1944-1993 by Kendrick Smithyman, edited by Dr Scott Hamilton, Titus Books, ISBN 9781877441172, RRP $34.95, Available now. Poetry, to me, is like music. You feel it in your soul. Even if you can’t play a note/write a sonnet to save yourself, you still know good music/poetry. Kendrick Smithyman is probably […]

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The Widow’s Daughter – a different perspective

One of the great things about the interwebs is reading all the perspectives and opinions on books – a perfect example is the new novel by New Zealand author Nicholas Edlin, The Widow’s Daughter, which as you know I didn’t enjoy – but for a totally different and much more positive experience of the same […]

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