takahē 86 – April 2016

T86 coverEditorial: Erin Harrington

Guest Art: Lisa Walker
Guest Fiction: Kate Mahony
Guest Poetry: Robert Sullivan

Competitionstakahē 2016 Poetry Competition

Kate Mahony – Flight from NY
Nathan Bennett – Washed Up
Michael Botur – This Is God’s House
Melanie Dixon – The Cottage
Juliana Feaver – The Celtic Gift
Meagan France – Grace
David Hill – On Special
Suvi Mahonen – Little White Crescent
Rupa Maitra – Eve
Sarah Penwarden – Mirror Ball
Rachel Smith – Light and Shade
Lucy-Jane Walsh – These Things Happen
Bev Wood – Ode to Gallipoli

Robert Sullivan – Love Poems; Close to you
Nick Ascroft – Beaux
Julie Barry – four poems
Iain Britton – calling; rangatira
Mary Creswell – Homecoming; Displacement Activity
Gary Langford – The Love Trial; The Engineer
Kirstie McKinnon – three poems
Robert McLean – The Hospice Room
Hugh McMillan – Catcher; The Flight of the Techni-Quarks
Natalie Morrison – Seven Hundred Ways of Looking at a Pin; Party Food
Frieda Paz – Before; Road, map, direction, begin
Sarah Penwarden – three poems
Jenny Powell – two poems
Bev Wood – Ode to Women; Wardrobe Love
Liang Yujing – Tortoises in the City

Art and Essays:
Brigid Barrer – Antipodean
Felicity Milburn – The right kind of wrongness: Lisa Walker’s revolutionary jewellery

T86 iconReviews
New books from: Morgan Bach, Sarah Jane Barnett, David Beach, Stephanie Christie, Tim Corballis, David Coventry, Mary Cresswell, Patrick Evans, Joan Fleming, Dinah Hawken, Julie Hill, Brent Kininmont, Olivia Macassey, Frankie McMillan, Emma Neale, Holly Painter, Jenny Powell, Nina Powles, Vaughan Rapatahana, Richard Reeve, Jeremy Roberts, Emma Timpany, Pat White, Karen Zelas and Bridget Van Der Zijpp.