This Change in the Light: A collection of poems
Random House New Zealand Godwit, 2016
“A superb collection of poetry from one of New Zealand’s top writers.
Fiona Kidman’s exquisite and adroit poetry invites the reader into her life, introducing us to her family, friends and places she has loved. In turn it touches our own experiences, offering universal relevance and insight.” — Random House New Zealand
Reviews and media:
Interview with Paula Green on nzpoetryshelf.com 26/04/2016
Review by Harry Ricketts on RNZ Nine to Noon 20/04/2016
See also North & South, May 2016, review by Paul Little.
‘The collection covers The Big Things: the arrival of grandchildren, immigration to a new country, a friend dying, [the] wedding. “Shelter with me”deserves to become the default poem to be read at New Zealand weddings…..This brief account merely scratches the surface of a mosaic of poems whose impact is out of all proportion to the size of the book in which they appear.’
— Paul Little, North & South
Review by Matthias Metzler, Booksellers NZ