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2012 PROGRAM BY TYPE: Reading
Sunday, May 13 2012
Poetry in Cathedral Cave Code: SR2  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Five of Australia’s leading poets read in the Cathedral Cave at Jenolan Caves.

Sunday, May 13 2012 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Ticketed: $60
Jenolan Caves - Cathedral Cave, 4669 Jenolan Caves Road, Jenolan Caves  read more >
 
Monday, May 14 2012
Brandl & Schlesinger Book Launches and Poetry Readings Code: SR7  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Margaret West, Rhyll McMaster, Aidan Coleman and S.K. Kelen read from their poetry collections.

Monday, May 14 2012 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Ticketed (see details)
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba  read more >
 
Thursday, May 17 2012
Harbours and Rivers Code: 26  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Robert Adamson, Neil Astley, Martin Harrison and Jennifer Maiden.

Thursday, May 17 2012 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 1, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Sydney: Suburban Swell Code: 34  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

John Carey, David Musgrave, Louise Wakeling, Les Wicks and Margaret Bradstock.

Thursday, May 17 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Celebrating the Voice: National and International Indigenous Writers Code: SR33  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Fiction, Indigenous

Readings from national and international Indigenous and Aboriginal writers.

Thursday, May 17 2012 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Free, bookings essential 4228 0151
Wollongong City Gallery, Corner of Kembla and Burelli Streets, Wollongong  read more >
 
Friday, May 18 2012
Legends Code: 73  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Neil Astley hosts Gig Ryan and Robert Adamson, two of our finest poets.

Friday, May 18 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Dorothy Hewett Remembered Code: 105  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Kate Lilley leads this tribute to her mother, Dorothy Hewett.

Friday, May 18 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Big Reading Code: 120  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Fiction,

Five international guests read their work. With Annette Shun Wah.

Friday, May 18 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
The Word on the Street: Under the Red Tent Code: SR15  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Under a Bedouin tent, the sound of the ney flute combines with local poetry and hip hop.

Friday, May 18 2012 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Free, no bookings
Railway Park, Auburn  read more >
Moving People Code: SR16  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry, Fiction

A night of performance writing on coming and going from Western Sydney.

Friday, May 18 2012 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Free, bookings essential 9793 8324
Bankstown Arts Centre, 5 Olympic Parade, Bankstown  read more >
 
Saturday, May 19 2012
Antarctic Adventures Code: 164  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Children's & Family

Join Alison Lester for an afternoon of stories and adventures with her latest heroine, Sophie Scott.

Saturday, May 19 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Free, bookings essential 9298 3060
Glebe Library, 186 Glebe Point Road (corner Wigram Road), Glebe  read more >
Loose Canons: Poetry of the Unexpected Code: 165  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

The poets featured speak out with diverse voices varying from acerbic wit to clever ludic twists.

Saturday, May 19 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
Poetry Australia Code: 175  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Indulge in the words of some of our finest poets, hosted by two of them: Robert Gray and Geoffrey Lehmann.

Saturday, May 19 2012 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Free, no bookings
Bangarra Mezzanine, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >
 
Sunday, May 20 2012
Rocket Readings Code: SR34  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Poetry

Poetry readings with guests Mark Tredinnick, Ali Jane Smith and Julie Chevalier plus open-mic and live music.

Sunday, May 20 2012 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
Wollongong City Gallery, Corner of Kembla and Burelli Streets, Wollongong  read more >
Stories with Bob Code: 219  |  Type: Reading   |  Genres: Children's & Family

One of Australia’s favourite illustrators, Bob Graham, lets us in on his drawing secrets and shares magical tales.

Sunday, May 20 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Free, no bookings
ATYP Studio 2, Pier 4/5 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay  read more >