"Best New Zealand Poems" - with a Scottish perspective — 06.04.10

The latest edition of "Best New Zealand Poems", released by Victoria University's International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), comes with a Scottish perspective.

The latest edition of Best New Zealand Poems, released by Victoria University's International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), comes with a Scottish perspective. Each year a new editor selects the best 25 poems published by New Zealand writers during the previous 12 months. This year's editor, Robyn Marsack, (Director of the Scottish Poetry Library) has included Arts Foundation Laureates Ian Wedde, Douglas Wright and Bill Manhire in her selection.

The Scottish Poetry Library recently added a special feature on New Zealand poets to its website.

Best New Zealand Poems 2009 is published with the support of Creative New Zealand, and hosted by the New Zealand Electronic Text Centre at Victoria University.