Well! I’m about to go undercover (read: do a lot of poem-writing and grant-applying in bed) to prepare for upcoming festivals and new work. Salt and Bone is ready to launch (!) and I’m ready to zoom up and down the east coast (including a Lushie work retreat in Sydney). Here’s some of what’s coming up:
- Queensland Poetry Festival: Celestial Monsters, 31 Aug @ 11am
Judith Wright Centre shopfront space (FREE): Rachael Briggs and Zenobia Frost have been places humans shouldn’t tread. And they’ve returned with poems, song cycles and the lingering smell of graveyard dirt.
- Queensland Poetry Festival: Into the Warmth, 31 Aug @ 1.45pm
Judith Wright Centre performance space (FREE): Poetry can be sung from the rafters, and it can be an intimate act between strangers. Join us for this very special Sunday Poetry Yum Cha session – come in, find a seat, grab a snack, open your ears and your heart. Featuring Candy Royalle, Max Ryan, Cyril Wong, Zenobia Frost and Adam Hadley
- Wunderkammer: The launch of Salt and Bone and Curio, 18 Sept @ 6pm
Avid Reader (FREE): Kristin Hannaford and Zenobia Frost co-launch their new WALLEAH PRESS poetry collections. Join us for drinks and nibbles as we celebrate confluence, quolls and possums — and send Hannaford’s CURIO and Frost’s SALT AND BONE into the world. Bookings essential.
- National Young Writers Festival: Newcastle, 2–5 Oct
Program launched soon — watch this space. Basically lots of this:
- Salt and Bone: Melbourne launch, 7 Oct
Salt and Bone launches in good company at Hares & Hyenas. Details TBC.
- Sleep: Oct–Nov