takahe 89 – April 2017

takahe 89 – April 2017

 Karen Zelas

Guest Art: Thomas Hancock
Guest Fiction: Fiona Sussman
Guest Poetry: Tim Jones

Competitions: takahē 2017 Essay Competition – Results and Judge’s Report


Fiona Sussman –The Fall
Sam Averis – Escape from Stanley Island
John Carstensen – The Phantom
Semira Davis – Family
Emma Hislop – Two Strikes You’re Out
Rocky Hudson – Woman in Grey
Suvi Mahonen – Dates and Other Things
Frances Mountier – Origami
Sarah Penwarden – The Art of Memory
Fiona Perry – Dead and Buried
Joshua Pomare – Days Of Our Lives
DF Smale – Feets has Feelings Too

Tim Jones – Five poems
Mel Ansell – Sushi Boom
Kerry Craig – Outside Edge
Mary Cresswell – Two poems
Riemke Ensing – Two poems
Jess Fiebig – Two poems
Jenna Heller – New Brighton, 2016
Alan Ireland – Two poems
Jiaqiao Liu – Unreleased Report on Chang’e 0 Lunar Rover
Rachael Lowe – Rememberin’ Virginia by
Hugh McMillan – Four poems
Robynanne Milford – Watercolour Winter
Reade Moore – Paper Doll
Janet Newman – Two poems
Mike Rann – Two poems
Jo-Ella Sarich – Gentrification
Elizabeth Welsh – Two poems
Tom Weston – Two poems
Helen Yong – Two poems

Art and Essays:
Andrew Paul Wood – Objection: The Paintings of Thomas Hancock
Bev Wood – Them and Us: Feisty Old-ish Women Fight Back

New books from: Nick Ascroft, Peter Bland, Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, Marisa Cappetta, Tony Chapelle, John Davidson, David Elliot, Vaughan Gunson, Anne Kennedy, Frankie McMillan, Emma Neale, Chris Price, Nicholas Reid, Paul Schimmel, Laura Solomon, CK Stead, Richard von Sturmer, Bill Sutton, Brian Turner, Nicholas Williamson, and Kiri Piahana-Wong.