This one is for the South Cantabrians. Timaru’s literary darling Jordan Hamel is a writer and national poetry slam champion. He's also one of the co-editors Stasis Journal and the soon to be releasedy Climate Change Poetry Anthology. His poetry is policial, thought provoking and hilarious. Oh and Marama Davidson follows him on Instagram - huge flex. Jordan breaks down what exactly slam poetry is, his writing process and explains why he, like all of us, wants to delete Facebook. Follow JordanFollow Kick Ons:@kickonspod@stephaaniemoore@jasonatthebasinIf you've enjoyed our pod please rate, comment and share.Appreciate all the love.Playlists:2001-2008 playlistKick Ons Aotearoa playlistPlaylist Addition:Suburbia Streets - Fast CrewEdited by the lush Matty Bicket.email@example.comFacebookLinkedin Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The Department of Conversation with Pat Brittenden
Jordan Hamel is a Pōneke-based poet and performer. He was the 2018 New Zealand Poetry Slam Champion and has performed at slams and festivals across Aotearoa and the USA. In September 2019 he flew to San Diego to compete in the 2019 Individual World Poetry Slam Championships.He is the co-editor of everyone's favourite lockdown lit-journal Stasis. He is also a co-editor of a Forthcoming Climate Change Poetry Anthology to be published by Auckland University Press. Recent poems of his have popped up in The Spinoff, Newsroom, SPORT 47, Poetry NZ Yearbook, Landfall and elsewhere.www.theDOC.nz www.patreon.com/theDOCNZ www.twitter.com/patbrittenden