Thursday 26th March, SA Writers Centre will celebrate World Poetry Day by listening to poets reading about poets and poetry and all things poetic at their next Quick & Dirty event. You’ll get to hear established and emerging poets present their beloved pieces that will inspire you, tickle your ears and touch your heart.
Where: SA Writers Centre, 2/187 Rundle Street, Adelaide
‘Every poem is unique but each reflects the universal in human experience, the aspiration for creativity that crosses all boundaries and borders, of time as well as space, in the constant affirmation of humanity as a single family,’ Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO.
Quick & Dirty is the SA Writers Centre’s quarterly session of live readings that welcomes everyone. Quick & Dirty features snapshots of new work by South Australian writers focusing on a different theme each month. They’re raw, they’re unpublished and they’re under fifteen minutes!
Hosted by the charming Dave Chapple and featuring the following poets:
Jill Jones has published eight full-length books of poetry including The Beautiful Anxiety and Ash is Here, So are Stars. Her work is represented in major anthologies including the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature and The Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry. In 2014 she was poet-in-residence at Stockholm University. She is a member of the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, University of Adelaide.
Kami McInnes a semi-professional redneck lounger, freelance writer and published author. He’s performed in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Newcastle, won the odd slam here and there and represented SA in 2009 and 2011 at the national slams. He has two novellas out through Paroxysm Press, has been published in various journals both here and overseas and in 2010 he won the “Single Poet Collection Award” at the Poetry Unleashed Festival. He has organised and hosted slams, book launches and readings as well as chairing and appearing on writing panels and since 2013 has been co-director of Spoken Word SA.
Kathryn Hummel is an internationally published writer of nonfiction, fiction and poetry. She has lived in Australia, India and Bangladesh, where her doctoral research in narrative ethnography was based. A former Café Poet and Forever Now resident, Kathryn won the 2013 Dorothy Porter Award for poetry and was a recipient of a Writer’s Travel Fund grant from the Australia Council in 2014.
More information visit: www.sawriters.org.au