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The Poetry of Gig Ryan and Kate Lilley
Code: 44  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Poetry
Thursday, May 17 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Kate Lilley, Gig Ryan
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Gig Ryan recently published New and Selected Poems, a landmark collection, and Kate Lilley launches her new book of poems, Ladylike. Join two of Australia’s foremost poets in what is bound to be a memorable hour of reading and conversation.

Kate Lilley (Australian)

Kate Lilley is a poet and academic. Her first book of poems, Versary, won the Grace Leven Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards. Her new book is Ladylike. Kate's edition of her mother Dorothy Hewett's Selected Poems was shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier's Literary Awards and named one of the Best Books of the Year in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. She is an associate professor in the English department at the University of Sydney.

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Gig Ryan (Australian)

Gig Ryan's New and Selected Poems was published in 2011 by Giramondo. Her five previous collections of poetry include Pure and Applied, which won the 1999 Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry, and Heroic Money, which was shortlisted for the 2002 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award. The recipient of writers’ grants and residencies from the Australia Council, she is a distinguished poetry critic, and poetry editor of The Age newspaper.

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