The Poetry of Alan Wearne - Monash University, Tuesday August 5

Please join us for a poetry reading by Alan Wearne

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Room E561, Menzies Building, 
Monash University Clayton

Australia’s leading verse-novelist, Alan Wearne emerged from the Monash Poetry Readings of the late-1960s; his work focuses on the outer-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, especially Blackburn South. Alan’s many books include The Nightmarkets, which won the Banjo Award; The Lovemakers, which won the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry and the Arts Queensland Judith Wright Calanthe Award; and The Lovemakers: Book Two, Money and Nothing, which co-won The Foundation for Australian Literary Studies’ Colin Roderick Award and the H. T. Priestly Medal. His most recent collection, Prepare the Cabin for Landing, appeared with Giramondo press in 2013. Alan will be reading from his new work for this special event.

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