Events, News, Readings

Recent Readings and Events
Queensland Poetry Festival
Judith Wright Centre for Performing Arts, 23-5 August 2019
Couplet Poetry Series 
Brisbane Square Library, 5 July 2019

Riverbend Books

Brisbane, 31 July 2018

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival

Cairns, 10-12 August 2018

Adelaide Writers Week

Adelaide, 3-8 March 2018

Poetry on the Move Festival

University of Canberra, Canberra, 14–21 September 2017

Queensland Poetry Festival

Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, 26-29 August 2017.

Poetry Reading, Chateau de Lavigny

Chateau de Lavigny, Switzerland, 6:00pm, 18 June 2017

Moments that Stretch Horizons: Oxford Brookes Symposium

John Henry Brookes Building, Oxford Brookes University, UK, 9:30-19:30, 28 June 2017

Poetry Reading, English: Shared Futures Conference

Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 12.30–1.45pm, 6 July 2017

Making Modernism: World Poetry Day Reading

Queensland Art Gallery, Gallery 4, 2:30-3:00pm, March 21 2017

An Evening of Perfect Prose Literary Salon

State Library of Queensland, 7:30pm, 8 April 2017

Granada International Poetry Festival XIII

Granada, Nicaragua, 12-18 Feb 2017 (Supported by Arts Queensland)

Tasmanian Poetry Festival

Launceston, Sept 30-Oct 2 2016

Looking Forward/Looking Back: Writing Women in Australia

FALS 50th Anniversary Forum, James Cook University Medical Lecture Theatre, 6:00-7:30pm

In Conversation with Jordie Albiston

Queensland Poetry Festival, Sat 27 August 10:00-10:30am, Judith Wright Centre Shopfront

Hunter Publishers Feminist Anthology Launch

Queensland Poetry Festival, Sun 28 August 1:00-2:15pm, Judith Wright Centre Shopfront

Poetry Reading (with Anthony Lawrence), Byron Bay Writers' Festival

Yellow Brick Road Pavilion, 9:00-9:30am, Byron Bay, New South Wales, 5 August 2016. 

The Lure of Elsewhere (with Hugo Race and Dominic Smith), Byron Bay Writers' Festival

Feros Marquee, 10:15-11:15am, Byron Bay, New South Wales, 6 August 2016. 

Rome (Panel with Frank Brennan and Tim Fischer), Byron Bay Writers' Festival

The Saturday Paper Marquee, 3:00-4:00pm, Byron Bay, New South Wales, 7 August 2016. 

Poetry at The House (with Robyn Rowland)

University House, ANU, University Ave, Acton, Canberra, 13 July 2016

VIII Festival Latinoamericano de Poesia en el Centro, Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 21-25 June 2016 (Supported by Copyright Agency Career Fund)

Poetas Di(n)versos

AGORA Cultural Centre, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 29 February 2016


Fundacion Vicente Risco

Allariz, Galicia, Spain 2 March 2016


StAnza International Poetry Festival

St. Andrews, Scotland, 2-6 March 2016

Sporting Poets Reading

Charles Weston Hotel, Melbourne, 5:00pm, 18 October, 2015


Couplet Poetry Reading

Brisbane Square Library, 5:30pm, 2 October, 2015

Tasmanian Readers and Writers Festival

Hadley's Orient Hotel, Hobart, 11-13 September, 2015


PoetryQ: Contemporary Queensland Poetry Panel, Brisbane Writers Festival

River Room, GoMA, Brisbane, 1pm, 5 September, 2015


The RE[a]D Box Series, Brisbane Writers Festival

Red Box, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, 2:45pm-3:15pm, 5 September, 2015


Man Overboard Poetry Reading, Queensland Poetry Festival

 Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Arts, 11am,  29 August, 2015


Brisbane Launch of The Hazards (Launcher: Bronwyn Lea)

The Menagerie, 22 Carraway Street, Kelvin Grove 4059, 6pm, 27 August, 2015


Gleebooks Launch of The Hazards, Sydney (launched by Fiona Wright)

49 Glebe Pt. Rd, Glebe, NSW, 6pm 14 August, 2015

The Next Big Thing Reading Series, Wheeler Centre

Wheeler Centre, Melbourne, 22 June, 2015

Talking Poetry (with Bei Dao, Philip Casey and Jens-Ulrich David)

12-2pm, Villa Ichon, Goetheplatz 4, 16th Internationales Literaturfestival, Bremen, Germany, 30 May 2015


Poetry Reading at Weserhaus 

11am-1pm, Weserhaus, Hinter de Maer 5, 16th Internationales Literaturfestival, Bremen, Germany, 31 May 2015


Shulschiff Deutschland Poetry Reading

2-6pm, Shulschiff Deutschland, 16th Internationales Literaturfestival, Bremen, Germany, 31 May 2015


Poetry im Kippenberg

10am, Kippenberg High School, 16th Internationales Literaturfestival, Bremen, Germany, 1 June 2015

Encuentro Internacional De Poesía CDMX, Mexico City, Mexico

Coyoacan, Mexico City, Nov 14-16, 2014

Brisbane Writers Festival: Meet McSweeney's (Chair)

State Library of Queensland, Sept 7, 2014

Queensland Poetry Festival Launch: "Needlepoints of Light"

Judith Wright Centre, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Aug 29, 2014

Sappho Books, Glebe, Sydney (with Peter Rose)

Aug 5, 2014


Queensland Writer's Centre "Rhyme & Reason" Workshop Series

 State Library of Queensland, July 30, 2014

Wynnum Public Library, Wynnum, Brisbane

Aug 7, 2014

Riverbend Books, Bulimba, Brisbane

April 29, 2014