As part of Legatum Institute’s Salon Series, B.H. Fraser and former Cabinet Minister Grey Gowrie discussed how the worlds of finance, business and politics have influenced them as poets, and shared a selection of their own published collections of verse in an intimate gathering at the Legatum Institute.
B.H. Fraser gives his view on the themes surrounding the Global Financial Crisis and reads his poem ‘Observation’.
Grey Gowrie discusses the parallels between poetry and music, in his poetic tribute to Billie Holliday, “Lady Day”:
Many of B.H. Fraser’s City Poems were reprinted and distributed as part of the event.
A copy is available here.