Peter Olds -- Yellow bin day. Sick Fly 16.
General information: c.6"/150mm wide x 300mm/12" tall. Handsewn at the Sick Tangerine workshop. Recycled Cairn Almond stiff card covers; front cover design embossed in black. 100% recycled, acid-free text paper; handmade Nepalese Lokta Gold endpapers. 16 pages.
A collection of previously unpublished poems.
23 numbered/signed copies
Peter Olds was born in Christchurch, New Zealand in 1944. He left school at sixteen and after meeting James K. Baxter in Dunedin in the 1960s, began writing poetry. He was a Robert Burns Fellow at the University of Otago in
1978. In 2005 he was an inaugural recipient of the Janet Frame Literary Trust Award for Poetry.Previous collections include Lady Moss Revived (1972), Freeway (1974), Doctors Rock (1976), Beethoven’s Guitar (1980), all published on Trevor Reeves’ seminal Caveman Press. Other collections include Looking for Broadway, It was a
Tuesday Morning: Selected Poems 1972-2001, Poetry
Reading at Kaka Point, In the Dragon Cafe, Under the
Dundas Street Bridge and, most recently, You Fit the
Description: Selected Poems. He lives in Dunedin.