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Listen to Mary McCallum on the Sweetman Podcast

Novelist, children’s author, journalist, broadcaster, songwriter, musician and publisher Mary McCallum recently published her first book of poems, XYZ of Happiness.

She heads Makaro Press and new venture, The Cuba Press, and is dedicated to publishing poetry through he HOOPLA Series.

As a poet, she studied under Bill Manhire at his original poetry class, and went on to graduated from the IIML.

Mary McCallum talks to Simon Sweetman for Episode 137 of the Sweetman Podcast.

They discuss her new book, poetry, publishing and how her love of words has led to several intertwined literary careers.

As well as maintaining a long-running blog and writing the book On Song, Wellington writer and broadcaster Simon Sweetman has published over 125 podcasts, many with notable Wellingtonians.

We are providing occasional links to them on The Wellington App.

Listen to Mary McCallum and Simon Sweetman here.