Monday, March 30, 2009


Alan Loney points out to me that the wrong date's up on Poetry & Ideas for his book launching in April. He's right! We'd originally arranged for the 11th before we realized it was bang in the middle of Easter. The rejigged event is for April 18th, Saturday, 2 for 2.30, when Marion Campbell will do the honours for Alan's collection, Day's Eye. Please correct your diaries. Everyone welcome.

So too this coming Friday evening, April 3rd, when we'll have John McLaren, fresh from his big night out at the University, where Morag Fraser launched his biography of Vincent Buckley, speaking in favour of Geoff Page's anthology, 60 Classic Australian Poems (published by University of New South Wales Press). Gather at 6 for 6.30-ish start.

Sunday, March 8, 2009


There are three events at Collected Works bookshop in March, namely :
Thursday, 12th March, Kent MacCarter's collection of poems, IN THE HUNGRY MIDDLE OF HERE, published by Barry Scott's Transit Lounge Press, will be launched by Jenny Lee; and on Friday, 20th March, Jennifer Mackenzie's epic poem, BOROBUDUR, also published by the enterprising Transit Lounge, will be launched by Tim Lindsay. Both book-launches are scheduled 6 for 6.30 pm.
RSVP or tel- 03-9332-7847
On Saturday, 21st March, 2 for 2.30, Adelaide's Paroxysm Press are launching two novellas. We will post more details later. If previous Paroxysm events are anything to go by, for example last year's 10th anniversary anthology, this launching/reading will fill the room!
April's itinerary is taking shape, including Geoff Page's new anthology (published University of New South Wales Press) to be launched on Friday the 3rd by John MacLaren, and a new collection from Alan Loney to be launched by Marion Campbell on Saturday the 11th. Final details tbc soon.
Needless to say, all event are catered with plonk & nibbles, and everyone is welcome!
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