Join us for readings by two outstanding poets.

Jennifer Harrison has written eight books of poetry, most recently Anywhy (Black Pepper 2018). She manages The Dax Poetry Collection housed in the Dax Centre at the University of Melbourne and is Chair of the World Psychiatry Association’s Art and Psychiatry Section. She is currently working on a new book, After, which features poems that respond to the work of Eavan Boland.

Jen Webb is Distinguished Professor of Creative Practice at the University of Canberra, and Dean of Graduate Research. Her work includes the scholarly volumes Researching Creative Writing, and Art and Human Rights: Contemporary Asian Contexts (with Caroline Turner). She writes prose poetry, and researches creativity, creative practice and its contexts. Her poetry volumes include Watching the World (with Paul Hetherington), Sentences from the Archive, Moving Targets and Flight Mode (with Shé Hawke).

Places remain limited and it is advisable to book in advance through Smiths Alternative.

Coming soon!

9 August – Samia Goudie + Sophie Mackay

16 August – Recent Work Readings: Phillip Hall + Damien O’Brien