Just received news of the forthcoming APC Regional Poetry Festival, coming up over the ANZAC Day weekend in Castlemaine. They say>>
The inaugural Australian Poetry Centre Regional Festival: Harmonic Threads
Anzac Day weekend 25 – 27 April 2008 in Castlemaine
Four days of poetry readings, workshops, dialogues, discussions, performances, films, music and food.
Key guest speakers include international poets Sam Hamill (USA), Lorna Crozier (Canada), Peter Balakian (USA) and Laksmi Pamuntjak (Singapore).
There is an impressive line up of award-winning national poets including Robert Adamson, Judith Beveridge, Geoff Page, Barry Hill, Anthony Lawrence, Jaya Savige, Patricia Sykes, John Foulcher, Esther Ottaway, Ross Gillett Lorraine McGuigan, Ross Donlon, Anne Gleeson, Tim Sinclair, Marcella Polain, Jayne Fenton Keane.