The next reading is on Wed Aug 10 at 8pm. It will begin with the launch of Russell Erwin‘s latest collection, Maps of Small Countries by Geoff Page, and continue with Kathy Kituai and Paul Munden reading in the second half. Russell will provide free drinks in the half hour before the launch gets under way at 8pm.
Russell Erwin lives among the quiet pastures and circling blades of wind farms in the Bannister district where he spends his days fencing. He has published four collections and his fifth, Maps of Small Countries, from Ginninderra Press, will be launched on this occasion. He also won the 2015 Dorothy Porter Poetry Prize and was included in Black Inc’s Best Australian Poems 2015.
Poet, diarist, and founder of Limestone Tanka Poets and Kate’s Kitchen, Kathy Kituai has, at various times, facilitated creative writing courses in Scotland, SA, NSW, and the ACT. She has published seven poetry collections, the latest of which is Deep in the Valley of Tea Bowls. Kathy has worked with dancers, a visual artist, a musician and a potter. She has published in Japan, UK, USA, Canada, NZ, PNG and Australia.
Paul Munden is Director of the UK’s National Association of Writers in Education and joined the University of Canberra in 2015. His books include Asterisk and Analogue/Digital: New and Selected Poems, both published in the UK by Smith/Doorstop.
Admission: $10 waged, $5 unwaged.
Reading starts at 8 pm.
Meals are available in its Fellows Bar and Cafe from 6.30 pm.