Ian Wedde’s poem ‘Harry Martens’ first published in broadsheet 5 (May 2010) was selected by editor Chris Price for Best New Zealand Poems 2010, the annual online collection from the IIML (International Institute of Modern Letters). broadsheet is pleased to have first published this poem and congratulates Ian on his inclusion.
See broadsheet 5 for Ian’s poem and the rest of the issue. broadsheet 5 featured the late Harvey McQueen. Harvey was Ian’s co-editor of the best-selling The Penguin Book of New Zealand Verse (1985). The poem was offered by Ian specially for the Harvey McQueen issue.