(c) Melinda Smith 2011

Reading in Sydney on September 13

In News on September 3, 2014 at 11:06 pm

(Cross-posting from my general poetry blog)

Apologies for the long silence. Long story. Poems to follow. Happy National Poetry Week !

On the good news side of things, I am pleased to announce that I will be giving a poetry reading in Sydney on Saturday evening 13th September, at the Stanley Street Gallery in Darlinghurst.

Reading and signing

It is a double reading with poet Nicola Bowery. Nicola will be reading from her brand new book married to this ground, and I will be reading from Drag down to unlock or place an emergency call (Pitt St Poetry 2013), and also from First… Then… (Ginninderra Press 2012) and from some unpublished new material.

The event kicks off at 5pm. There is a $15 cover charge which does include a glass of wine.

Here is a Facebook Event for the reading, and here is a link to the event details at City of Sydney What’s On.

The reading is organised by Poetry Alive, which is Nicola and her partner Harry Laing, who will MC. Should be a fun night, and the formal part of proceedings should all be over by 6.15pm, so you can start your evening in Darlinghurst and then kick on to wherever your other plans take you.

Love to see you there !

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  1. Dear Melissa,

    Regretfully I am unable to travel at the moment. I had a few words with the stairs in my town house and they won the first round by boxing me in the ribs, lungs and back muscles that put me in hospital for 6 days. The second round I’m winning and convalescing well.

    This sounds like a terrific gig with just the best poets to appear with, I launched Married to the Ground before the boxing match last month and am a fan of both Nicola and Harry’s poetry (and yours). Break a leg.

    Kathy

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