“This poem is conversational“, a poem by Massey Lecturer Bryan Walpert has been selected for inclusion in Best New Zealand Poems 2015. Also selected is Massey tutor Sarah Jane Barnett. View the entire collection here: http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/iiml/bestnzpoems/BNZP15/t1-front1-d1.html.
Congratulations to the two Kiwis shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize! Both are former Massey creative writing students. Bonnie Etherington recently graduated with a Masters of Creative Writing from Massey. http://www.booksellers.co.nz/book-news/2016-commonwealth-short-story-prize-shortlist