Poems & Poets

Sarah Rice reads + open mic

Sarah Rice reads + open mic

At our second Zoom Poetry Reading the fabulous Sarah Rice entranced us – the intersection of poetry and the visual embodied. The mood in the gallery: “blown away by Sarah Rice’s artistic and poetic convergence, her sheer energy and enthusiasm as well”. And there were a dozen open mic readers with powerful poems. All now available on YouTube.

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Lockdown Poetry

Lockdown Poetry

Lockdown Poetry: The Covid Long Haul – our first Zoom Poetry Reading.
20 wonderful poets and participants from Australia and across the globe – UK, USA to the Philippines – shared thoughtful, confronting and beautiful reflections on varying experiences of this Covid-era.
Keep an eye out for the Chapbook which will be published November 2021.

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Exhibition and reading of 2020 Shelter in Place

Exhibition and reading of 2020 Shelter in Place

Bringing together the stunning work of visual artist Sharon Monagle and the poetry of Rose Lucas, this project involved an exhibition of paintings and poems all of which tracked the multiple experiences of 2020. From fires, the pandemic anxiety and lockdown, to new ways of thinking about how we live our lives. A book of 36 images of paintings and 29 poems was produced as a catalogue for the exhibition and is available here.

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Launch of Liquid Amber Press

Launch of Liquid Amber Press

We’re off and running (well publishing) – Anne M Carson launches Liquid Amber Press in April 2021 at the exhibition for our publication 2020 Shelter in Place. Thanks so much Anne – everyone catches your verve.

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