Attended the launch today of the latest book from Five Islands Press, Tina Giannoukos’s In a Bigger City. The book was launched by Phillip Salom in Carlton, with the usual gathering of Melbourne poets, and the ubiquitous red wine and cheese in abundance.
A biographical note I found at: http://www.wordwrestlingfederation.com.au/poet_tinag.htm
Teaches creative writing, feature at May Reading at Melbourne Poets Union where she read from her book In a Bigger City to be published later this year by Five Islands Press.
She won third place in the Best Performance According to Audience Applause at the 2003 FAW Bloomsday Awards. She has appeared at Montsalvaat, read at Overload Poetry Festival, performed at La Mama and been seen on Red Lobster (Channel31 community TV).