Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Poetry & Place at Picton

Award-winning, established, emerging poets from the STARTS region - Jane Baker (Yass), Richard Bell (Bargo), Russell Erwin (Bannister) and Lizz Murphy (Binalong) - will give a Poetry and Place performance at Wollondilly Library, 42 Menangle Street, Picton NSW, Saturday March 5 at 2 pm. Hear live poetry, a discussion of place, and more about the region’s poetry as public art project Poetry: The Indelible Stencil.

Poetry and Place will include a brief open mike session – you are invited to bring a short poem on place or a comment or short anecdote about any favourite place in the Tablelands or Highlands. RSVP to share or to add to the library’s Poetry and Place display board (images also welcome - copies only). All welcome. RSVP helpful: phone Wollondilly Library on 4677 8300. Admission free.

Poetry and Place is assisted by the Country Arts Support Program (CASP) of Regional Arts NSW funded by NSW Government through Arts NSW. 

Poetry: The Indelible Stencil is supported by the Regional Arts Fund an Australian Government initiative 
supporting the arts in regional and remote Australia.  

For more information including poets' bios click here.

Mt Bobbara taken from my place in Binalong

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