Events

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The Writers’ Walk
Code: SR1  |  Type:   |  Genres: Poetry
Sunday, May 13 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ticketed: $30
Poetry Walk Meeting Point, Cnr of Cliff Drive and Glen Raphael Drive, Katoomba Venue & Transport Info
Deborah Westbury, John Low
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Explore the ecology of the Blue Mountains and gather inspiration from nature while doing an easy bushwalk with poet Deb Westbury, local historian John Low and a Discovery Ranger.

Cost: $30 Bookings essential to NPWS Heritage Centre Ph. 4787 8877

Presented with Varuna, The Writers’ House.

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Deborah Westbury (Australian)

Deborah Westbury has developed a career as a writer, lecturer, mentor and editor. In 1998 she was instrumental, with Ron Pretty, in the establishment of Five Islands Press, and subsequently, The New Poets Programme. In 1999 she was guest lecturer at the prestigious Catskill Poetry Workshop in the USA and the following year she was writer-in-residence for James Cook University in Queensland. Deborah has written four collections of poetry, most recently her new and selected The View From Here.

 
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John Low (Australian)

John Low is a local historian who researches and writes on Blue Mountains history and enjoys sharing the stories of this remarkable place. He is also a poet and was the local studies librarian at the Blue Mountains City Library from 1982 until his retirement in 2007.