FAWWA and WA POETS INC present POETRY NIGHT with Alwyn Marriage.
Please join us on Wednesday 3 February for a night of poetry with visiting UK poet, Alwyn Marriage. Alwyn will be sharing some of her work, as well as her insights on the UK poetry publishing scene.
There will also be a showcase of local poets reciting their chosen works. Wine and cheese provided.
Alwyn’s poetry is widely published in magazines and anthologies, and four of her eight published books have been poetry collections. She has won and been placed in a number of competitions, held Poet in Residence posts with Ballet Rambert and with the Winchester Arts Festival and been awarded an international Rockefeller scholarship in Bellagio, Italy.
Alwyn is currently Managing Editor of Oversteps Books, holds a research fellowship at the University of Surrey, and gives readings all over Britain and abroad. Previously she has been a university lecturer, chief executive of two international literature and literacy NGOs and Editor of a journal. Visit www.marriages.me.uk/alwyn.htm for more information on her books.
Time: 7pm, Wednesday 3 February
Venue: Mattie Furphy House, cnr Clare Copse and Kirkwood Road, Swanbourne Entry cost: $10 FAWWA and WAPI members, $15 non-members