Author(s): Stu Bagby (ed.)
Dop 2008, Auckland softcover Editor Stu Bagby has attempted to cover the geological, cultural and historical aspects of the city while keeping a focus on the people;Auckland sprawls between 2 magnificent and quite different coastlines, the biggest Polynesian city in the world. This collection hopefully gives some insight into what it was and is like to live in New Zealand's biggest city, and that the poems engage readers whether they are Aucklanders or not.Includes poems by Sam Hunt, C.K Stead, Glenn Colquhoun, Sue Wootton, Hone Tuwhare and many, many others.
Stu Bagby's poetry has been published in AUP's New Poets Vol. 2, Best New Zealand Poems 2005, and As It Was In The Beginning. He is the editor of Here After: Living With Bereavement, and A Good Handful: Great New Zealand Poems about Sex.