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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.
An illustration of many different people sitting together by a bookshelf. The Bookshelf is a light lavender purple colour.
Jul
21
Join us for a conversation about Alice Walker's 'The Color Purple'. Book Online
A photograph of five women. They are all wearing different shades of red, white and mustard. They are sitting down next to each other. All are smiling and laughing.
Feb
14
Sam Leung, Nadia Heisler, Dure Khan, and Kaya Ortiz share stories about love. Book Online
Mar
30
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
An illustration of many different people sitting together by a bookshelf. The Bookshelf is a light lavender purple colour.
May
19
Join us for a conversation about Akwaeke Emezi 'Freshwater'. Book Online
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