Poetry Series 2 - Co-presented by Queensland Poetry Festival

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Poetry Series 2 - Co-presented by Queensland Poetry Festival

8.00

'The poet is like the wise fool or like a version of the stand-up, because we're standing, we're doing stand-up. That's exactly what we're doing' - Eileen Myles. 

Come along for the final Riverbend Poetry Series for 2017 on Wednesday 31st May at 6.30pm, where we'll be showcasing award winning Australian voices from both the page and stage. 

Featured on the bill are emerging poet and 2016 Arts QLD Thomas Shapcott prize-winner Shastra Deo (QLD), author of the Anne Elder Award commended Earth Girls Lisa Brockwell (NSW), local musician and comedian - also two time Brisbane Pride Queen’s Ball Awards Media Personality of the Year winner - Ruth Gardner(QLD), and Melinda Smith (ACT) winner of the 2014 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Poetry and who will be launching her fifth poetry collection, Goodbye, Cruel (Pitt St Poetry) on the night. MC'd by QPF's Carody Culver.

Join us on the Riverbend deck and let poetry rewrite the night!

Be sure to get in quick - this event regularly sells out!
 

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