Keith Sinclair was initially more prominent as a poet than as a historian. In this 1979 performance he reads an excerpt from his poem, ‘The ballad of Halfmoon Bay’. The photograph shows him with other poets at a reading at Canterbury Museum in 1956: from left, Denis Glover, W.H. Oliver, James K. Baxter, Louis Johnson, William Hart-Smith, Anton Vogt, and Sinclair.
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