Do something different at lunchtime and Join us for some lunchtime readings with the Don Bank studio writers in Residence. We are delighted to be able to bring you a taste of the writing these interesting and talented writers have been working on during lock down in the Don Bank studio! Join us via zoom on the 24 September at 1pm for a session of poetry and short story readings
David Adès is a widely published poet and short story writer with publications in Australia, the U.S., Israel, India, England, Romania and New Zealand. He is the author of Mapping the World, Afloat in Light and the chapbook Only the Questions Are Eternal. David’s poems have received international and national prizes, he won the University of Canberra Vice- Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize. In association with WestWords, David is the curator of the Poet’s Corner reading an now podcast series in western Sydney.
Michelle Cahill is a Sydney writer whose heritage is Goan-Anglo Indian. Her short story collection Letter to Pessoa won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for New Writing. She is the recipient of the 2020 Red Room Poetry Fellowship.
Debbie Lim was born in Sydney and grew up on the North Shore. Her poems have appeared in numerous anthologies including regularly in Black Inc.’s Best Australian Poems series, and Contemporary Australian Poetry and Contemporary Asian Australian Poets. Her prizes include the ACT Rosemary Dobson Award and she has been commended in the Poetry Society’s UK National Poetry Competition and the Bridport Prize. Her chapbook Beastly Eye was published by Vagabond Press.
Michelle Hamadache has had short stories, essays and poems published in Australian and international journals. She teaches Creative Writing at Macquarie University. She is fiction editor at Mascara Literary Review and is working on a manuscript entitled ‘The Jasmine Alphabet’, a collection of short stories and essays.