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Duc Dau

Duc Dau’s love of poetry started when she suddenly woke up from a doze in a year 12 class on Coleridge’s “This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison.” Her teacher was at that point reading the poem with immense passion, and upon waking up, Duc had a revelation that poetry was the most remarkable genre in the English language. She went on to complete a PhD at UWA on the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins, which she subsequently published as a book, Touching God: Hopkins and Love (2012). She is a researcher at UWA and is currently completing a book on the nineteenth-century reception of the erotic biblical poem, the Song of Songs.

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Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
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Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
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This is a meeting space for Africans in the diaspora. Here, we connect Africans living in Australia with literature created by Africans. Book Online
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Bayswater Cafe Residency writers, Franchesca Walker and Zarah Burgess, chat to Jay Anderson bout their time at Drip Expresso and share some of the work they produced during their residencies.  Book Online
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