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Launch into Poetry
Code: SR12  |  Type: Launch   |  Genres: Poetry
Tuesday, May 15 2012 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Ticketed (see details)
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba Venue & Transport Info
David Musgrave, John Watson, Mark O’Flynn
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Join us for a drink and an entertaining hour of poetry to launch new collections by Mark O’Flynn (Untested Cures), John Watson (Four Refrains and Occam’s Aftershave) and David Musgrave (Concrete Tuesday).

Presented with Varuna, The Writers’ House.

Tuesday 15 May all-day pass $60/$50
Monday & Tuesday 2-day pass $90 (no concession)
Single Sessions (unless otherwise indicated): $15

David Musgrave (Australian)

David Musgrave has published five poetry collections, a CD, Open Water, and a novel, Glissando, which was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Fiction in 2011. In 2008 he won the Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize, the Newcastle Poetry Prize, and the Alec Bolton Prize for an unpublished manuscript. Phantom Limb was published in 2009 and won the Grace Leven Poetry Prize. David is the publisher at Puncher & Wattmann.

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John Watson (Australian)

John Watson is the author of A First Reader, Montale: A biographical anthology, Erasure Traces, Views from Mt Brogden & A Dictionary of Minor Poets, River Syllabics, Four Refrains and Ockam’s Aftershave. He won the Newcastle Poetry Prize in 2002 and the Blake Prize for Poetry in 2009. John presently lives in the Blue Mountains.

Mark O’Flynn (Australian)

Mark O'Flynn was born in Melbourne and now lives in the Blue Mountains. He has published four collections of poetry, most recently Untested Cures. He has also published two novels, with a third, The Forgotten World, forthcoming. He also writes short fiction and reviews. In the past Mark worked in the theatre and was commissioned to write several plays. All this activity gets in the way of work and, sadly, vice versa.