Saturday, March 17, 2007

White House Poetry Revival Wed 21st March 2007

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 21st March 2007 9:00pm

This weeks guest poet is Australian Geoff Page

Geoff Page is an Australian poet who has published seventeen
collections of poetry as well as two novels, three verse novels and
several other works including anthologies, translations and a
biography of the jazz musician, Bernie McGann. He retired at the end
of 2001 from being in charge of the English Department at
Narrabundah College in the ACT, a position he had held since 1974.
He has won several awards, including the ACT Poetry Award, the Grace
Leven Prize, the Queensland Premier’s Prize for Poetry and the 2001
Patrick White Literary Award. Selections from his work have been
translated into Chinese, German, Serbian, Slovenian and Greek. He
has also read his work and talked on Australian poetry in
Switzerland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Britain, Italy, Serbia,
Slovenia, Austria, Hungary, Singapore, China, Korea, the United
States and New Zealand.

As usual the reading is preceded by an open mic session in which anyone who wishes to read is invited to do so. Complementary finger food is provided and proceeding commence at 9.00 pm.

For further information contact Barney Sheehan at 086 8657494 or Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409
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