Poetry on the Move: 2020

Each year since 2015, the International Poetry Studies Institute at the University of Canberra has run the five-day poetry festival, Poetry on the Move. Normally, the festival includes workshops, panel discussions, poet interviews, symposium papers and, of course, poetry readings. Sadly, COVID-19 has meant Poetry on the Move cannot go ahead in its usual format… Read More Poetry on the Move: 2020

Yass turns out to launch BUB

Loads of people filled Tootsie’s last Saturday for the Yass launch of Blowing Up Balloons: baby poems for parents. Michaela Pothan’s fun venue provided the perfect setting for the event while her staff kept the coffee and cake coming. Blowing Up Balloons (BUB) by Vanessa Proctor and Gregory Piko is a treat for anyone who knows the gift of parenthood. The collection offers… Read More Yass turns out to launch BUB