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.

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.
Feb
20
Join us and members of the Perth Burmese community for an evening of reflection and readings hosted by local Burmese intellectual Chris Lin. Book Online
Feb
19
Emerging practitioners from the Centre's Indian Ocean Mentoring project read from creative works in progress, focussing on identity, place and belonging. With Priya Kahlon, Raihanaty A Jalil & Rushil D'Cruz. Book Online
Apr
16
In conversation with Jay Anderson, US-born Israeli novelist and translator Evan Fallenberg will discuss living in and with words – his own and others. The evening will also feature readings of his work. Book Online
Apr
4
Join Sarah Rice and Amy Lin in conversation as they discuss the influence of art and philosophy on poetry. In December 2018, Sarah’s most recent publication Fingertip of the Tongue (UWA Publishing), was shortlisted for the ACT Publishing Awards. Book Online
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