Join four local poets at their launch as they discuss their recent work and the creative process. With Craig Billingham (Public Transport), Vanessa Kirkpatrick (The Conversation of Trees), Mark O’Flynn (Shared Breath) and Deb Westbury (Winter in Stone Country).
Presented with Varuna the National Writers’ House.
Craig Billingham (Australian)
Craig Billingham's poems, stories and reviews have appeared widely, most recently in Southerly, Verity La, and Australian Book Review. His new collection of poems is Public Transport. Craig is a Doctor of Arts candidate at the University of Sydney.
Deborah Westbury (Australian)
Deborah Westbury has been a familiar and respected voice in Australian poetry since her work was first published in 1975. Deborah lives in the Blue Mountains and is actively involved with Varuna, The National WritersÕ House. Since her first collection of poetry, Mouth to Mouth, was published in 1990 she has written Our Houses are Full of Smoke, Surface Tension and, Flying Blind, and, most recently, her new and selected poems, The View From Here.