[ Victoria University Press / CD/Book ]
Release Date: Thursday 9 March 2017
Tell Me My Name is a sequence of thirteen riddles by Bill Manhire, set to music by composer Norman Meehan and sung by Hannah Griffin. This hardback book includes the full texts and eight photographs by celebrated artist Peter Peryer, and includes a music CD. The stage production will be premiered at Wanaka's Festival of Colour in April 2017, and performed elsewhere in New Zealand later in the year.
Bill Manhire, Norman Meehan and Hannah Griffin have collaborated on four celebrated earlier releases: Buddhist Rain, Making Baby Float and Small Holes in the Silence (Rattle Records) and These Rough Notes (VUP).
Tell Me My Name is published simultaneously with Bill Manhire's new poetry collection Some Things to Place in a Coffin.
Tell Me My Name
Bill Manhire riddles
Norman Meehan music
Hannah Griffin song
Peter Peryer photographs
Dimensions: 210 x 157 mm, 32 pages
Poetry + photographs + music CD
Peter Peryer cover photo title: Lady with an Ermine, 2016