ACU Poetry Prize
Entries for the 2017 Australian Catholic University Prize for Poetry are open until July 3, with a $10,000 first prize for poetry with the theme “Joy”. See: acu.edu419论坛/poetry-prize.
May 6: Moving Beyond 1915 Remembrance – free public launch by Professor Joan Beaumont of 286-page printed book and e-book compiled by Peace Works! at National Archives of Australia, Queen Victoria Terrace. Book launch at 2pm; displays and events 10 am to 4 pm; complimentary refreshments all day.
May 6: Come for afternoon tea with Jenevieve Chang, author of The Good Girl of Chinatown: From suburban Sydney to Shanghai Show Girl at 2pm at Asia Bookroom, Lawry Place, Macquarie. RSVP to 62515191. Entry by gold coin donation to the Australian Childhood Foundation. See:AsiaBookroom南京夜网.
May 7: Join Roanna Gonsalves in conversation about her debut book of short stories The Permanent Resident with Feminartsy’s Zoya Patel at Muse Canberra. Tickets: $10 (includes a drink) or $30 (includes a drink and a copy of the book). musecanberra南京夜网419论坛.
May 8: At 6.30pm, Manning Clark Lecture Theatre 2, ANU, in an ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event, Co-founder and creative director of the Mama Mia Women’s Network, Mia Freedman, will be in conversation with Genevieve Jacobs on Freedman’s new book: Work, Strife, Balance. Free event. Bookings at anu.edu419论坛/events or 6125 4144. Book signings at 6pm.
May 8: At Smith’s Alternative Bookstore at 7pm, Owen Bullock will launch Eggshell Sky, a book of haiku by Hazel Hall in collaboration with Angela Hillier, Narelle Jones and Painting with Parkinson’s. Host: Josh Inman. All welcome.
May 10: The next Poetry at the House reading is at University House at 7.30 pm. It will feature Louise Nicholas (from Adelaide), Paul Cliff (from Canberra) and Victoria McGrath (from Yass). Admission: $10 waged, $5 unwaged. RSVP: [email protected]论坛.
May 11: Still touching hearts: an evening with May Gibbs for the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature. Includes a presentation of original artwork to the Centre by Jane Brummitt, co-author of May Gibbs More than a Fairy Tale. 5.30-7pm at ALIA House, 9-11 Napier Close Deakin. $15 ($12 for CBCA members). RSVP by May 9: [email protected]南京夜网.
May 11: In The Unknown Judith Wright Professor Tom Griffiths and Dr Georgina Arnott reflect on the writer’s status as a historian, exploring what can be learnt from her life’s work. National Library of Australia Theatre, Lower Ground 1, 5.30pm, admission free. Bookings: nla.gov419论坛.
May 11: Animal Rights Writing is a free panel event with authors Irma Gold, Karen Viggers and Sam Vincent at Tuggeranong Arts Centre at 6pm. tuggeranongarts南京夜网.
May 13: Plotting Your Novel with Ian McHugh is a writing workshop from 10am to 4pm in the E-Block Seminar Room, Gorman Arts Centre. Cost: $145 members, $210 non-members (includes 12-month membership). Concession rates available. Bookings: bit.ly/ianmchugh.
May 17: John Blay will launch Paula Keogh’s memoir The Green Bell, a portrait of the last year of the poet Michael Dransfield, at Muse Canberra at 5.30 for 6pm. Free admission. RSVP to [email protected]南京夜网.
May 20: The Little Red Writing Workshop with Mark Tredinnick, a crash course in style, is on from 10am to 4pm in E-Block Seminar Room, Gorman Arts Centre. Cost: $145 members, $210 non-members (includes 12-month membership). Concession rates available. http://bit.ly/marktredinnick.
May 29: At 6pm at the Copland Lecture Theatre, ANU in an ANU/ Canberra Times meet the author event, Robert Dessaix will be in conversation with Professor Nicholas Brown on Dessaix’s new book, The Pleasures of Leisure. Free event. Bookings at anu.edu419论坛/events or 6125 4144. Book signings at 5.30pm. .
May 30: At 6.30pm in the Copland Lecture Theatre, ANU in an ANU/Canberra Times meet the author event, Chloe Shorten will be in conversation with Anna-Maria Arabia on Shorten’s new book, Take Heart: A Story for Modern Stepfamilies. Free event. Bookings at anu.edu419论坛/events or 6125 4144. Book signings at 6pm.
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