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Portrait of a Poet: Kaveh Akbar

  • Meow 9 Edward Street Wellington, Wellington, 6011 New Zealand (map)

Kaveh Akbar is an Iranian-American poet whose work has appeared in publications such as the New Yorker, New York Times and The Harvard Review. His first book, Calling a Wolf a Wolf is a collection of captivating poetry and has won multiple prizes and the warmest of praise. Kim Hill speaks with him about his life not only as a poet, but also prolific editor, teacher and podcast guest speaker.

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Later Event: November 9
Workshop: Writing Sexy