Courageous Connections with Land & People Showcase 1, featuring Sarah Holland-Batt, 10/10/21 FREE
Courageous Connections with Land & People Showcase Reading 1, UK & Aussie poets, featuring Sarah Holland-Batt on Cath Drake’s The Verandah
Poets from UK & Australia (including London, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth) share their courageous connections with land and people through poetry. Part of the UK/Australia Season of Culture: Who are we now? How can we describe, challenge or create new connections with our land and people in the 2020s?
Readers: Jackson, Coral Carter, Sundra Lawrence, Dorothea Smartt, J V Birch, Yvonne Patterson, Patricia Foster McKenley, Anjan Saha, Helena Steel, Cath Drake, Rita Tognini, Tineke Van Der Eecken, Mala Anthony-Ranu, Kathy Armstrong.
Feature reader, Sarah Holland-Batt: is an Australian poet, editor and critic whose most recent book, The Hazards, won Australia’s foremost prize for poetry, the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, in 2016. She is the recipient of numerous honours, including fellowships at Yaddo and MacDowell in the United States, a Fulbright Scholarship, and an Australia Council Literature Residency at the B.R. Whiting Studio in Rome. She was the editor of The Best Australian Poems 2017 and 2016, and is presently an Associate Professor of Poetry at the Queensland University of Technology in Australia, and writes the Poet’s Voice column for The Australian newspaper.
10.30am UK time (BST)
Western Australia 5.30pm // Australian AEDT 8.30pm (Tas, NSW, Vic, Canberra)// 7.30pm Brisbane // Darwin 7pm // South Australia 8pm
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The event will be recorded.
A second showcase reading is on 23rd October.
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