Dominic Hoey and essa may ranapiri

18:30 pm
21:30 pm

Hamilton Book Month Dominc and Essa $10 cash only

Dominic Hoey is a poet, author and playwright based in Auckland, New Zealand. His debut novel Iceland was a New Zealand bestseller and long-listed for the 2018 Ockham Book Award.

His autobiographical one person show, Your Heart Looks Like a Vagina, a dark comedy about living with autoimmune disease, had three sell-out runs in New Zealand and was performed at the Brisbane Poetry Festival in 2017. Dominic was nominated for best new playwright at the 2018 Wellington Theatre Awards.

essa may ranapiri (Ngāti Raukawa) is a poet from Kirikiriroa, Aotearoa. They are part of the local writing group Puku.riri| Their work has appeared previously in Mayhem, Poetry NZ, Brief, Sport, Starling, Mimicry, THEM and POETRY Magazine. They graduated with an MA in Creative Writing from Victoria University of Wellington in 2018. They will write until they’re dead.

Come along and hear poets Dominic Hoey and essa may ranapiri read. Cost $10, cash only. Dominic's I Thought We’d Be Famous and essa's Ransack will be available for you to buy and get signed. This event is in partnership with Never Project Space.