Bella Li | Excerpt from ‘Pérouse, ou, Une semaine de disparitions’, Argosy | 9″x12″

TELL ME LIKE YOU MEAN IT: DIGITAL EVENT Australian Poetry has been thrilled to launch our duel publication and reading series ‘Tell Me Like You Mean It’ in 2017. So far, our ‘Tell Me Like You Mean It’ reading series has featured Alison Whittaker, Emily Stewart and Evelyn Araluen at Better Than Dead Bookshop Sydney in July; and Elena Gomez, Saaro Umar, Sian Vate in Melbourne at Emerging Writers Festival in June; both hosted by Melody Paloma.   We’ve decided we’d like to make our 3rd and final ‘Tell Me Like You Mean It’ reading digital! Featuring Holly ChildsAmelia Dale and Oscar Schwartz, who’ve all appeared in our e-Chapbook with Cordite Poetry Review. Hosted by Frankie Hanman Siegersma and Melody Paloma.    Where? Anywhere with a solid internet connection for streaming via our website.  When? 30 Nov / 6.30 pm, Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) How do I access it? The streaming link will be accessible via the event page on our website, and uploaded after the event to watch back again! ‘Tell Me Like You Mean It’ streaming link:

We’re lucky to be working within an expansive digital space where we can connect for the reading: from Amsterdam, Shanghai, New South Wales, Northern Territory and Melbourne.   Join us for the reading from your lounge room, bedroom, studio or library.   Catch up on reading poems from the ‘Tell Me Like You Mean It’ e-Chapbook on Cordite Poetry Review. 

Amelia Dale is an Australian writer, critic and researcher based in Shanghai. Her book Constitution came out this year with Inken Publisch. Other books or e-objects include Tractosaur (Troll Thread), Grumpy Cat 2 Reads Sanditon Chapter 2 (Gauss pdf) and METADATA (SOd). She co-edits the avant-garde press SOd Press and is the Experimental Literature editor for Cordite. She is a lecturer at SUIBE, Shanghai, and researches eighteenth-century literatures and cultures.

Oscar Schwartz is a writer based in Darwin, Australia. His first book of poetry, The Honeymoon Stage, was released by Giramondo this year.

Holly Childs is an Australian writer and artist. Author of Danklands, published by Arcadia Missa, London and No Limit, published by Hologram, Melbourne. Recent researcher in The New Normal program at Strelka Institute, Moscow.