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Longing and the Aftermath of Something

Longing and the Aftermath of Something

Recorded during the event ‘See What I’m Talking About’, Overload Poetry Festival 2009. Response to Andrew Watson’s photograph (in background). Video by my lovely sister Sonja Meyer. Here’s a review of the whole event by Simonne Michelle Wells on the Overland blog.

Melbourne Writers Festival 2009 diary part five: words like triangles (a further experiment in the confessional)

Melbourne Writers Festival 2009 diary part five: words like triangles (a further experiment in the confessional)

This post is a creative, experimental mash-up of personal experience plus one of the poems Bernhard Schlink read on Sunday 23 August in RMIT Capitol Theatre, in a session called ‘Pleasure and Pain: Poetry and the Body’ at Melbourne Writers Festival. The poem is called ‘Ballad of the Outer Life’ or ‘Ballade des auBeren Lebens’, and is by […]

Poetry Readings, Launches, and Parties Galore

Poetry Readings, Launches, and Parties Galore

This week was again full of events, book buying, inspiration, parties, and somehow reading and writing amongst it all. Here’s a bit of a round-up: Rebecca Clare Page launched her chapbook full of short-sweet gems Teacups and Birds.You can email her for a copy – rebeccaclarepage [at] hotmail [dot] com. Here’s a sample ((c) Rebecca Clare […]

Poets on Wheels

Poets on Wheels

Poets on Wheels last night came to Coffs Harbour. Pam Brown, Philip Hammial and Rebecca May shared some of their poems with a small (predominantly old) audience at the Coffs Harbour Library. Philip Hammial and Pam Brown are heavyweights, skilled and confident in form and subject. Rebecca May is raw and promising and a wonderful […]