Poetry in Conversation

Poetry in Conversation is a chance for you to listen to some of Perth’s best poets in an interview format with Robert Wood. These sessions are designed as an introduction and exploration of how poets write, read and talk.

On the evening of Thursday 4 April 2019, Sarah Rice and Amy Lin shared a conversation on the influence of art and philosophy on poetry.
Sampurna Chattarji is a poet, novelist, translator and children’s author.
Siobhan Hodge has her PhD in English literature. Her thesis focused on Sappho’s legacy in English translations.
J.P. Quinton has written ten poetry chapbooks, including The Other Report: Poems Against the Destruction of the Beeliar Wetlands, with John Kinsella.
Caitlin Maling is a WA poet with two collections out through Fremantle Press.
Lucy Dougan’s books include White Clay, Meanderthals and The Guardians, and her prizes the Mary Gilmore and Alec Bolton Awards.
Susan Bradley Smith is an award-winning writer who began her professional writing life as a rock journalist and has subsequently worked as an academic.
Amanda Joy was born and raised in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia. Her first full-length book, Snake Like Charms, was part of the UWAP Poetry series.
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Sep
22
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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Mar
14
Enjoy an evening picnic, hear from two local storytellers, and meet new members of your community—all in your local area of North Fremantle! Book Online
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Aug
25
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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Aug
3
A letter writing night on the first Monday of each month brought to you by PEN Perth. Book Online
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