Monday, July 30, 2007

PULP: Susan Hampton

Poetry UnLimited Press (PULP) is delighted to invite you and your friends to the next Sappho Cafe Poetry Reading:
Wednesday August 8 7pm - 9pm
Sappho Books & Cafe
51 Glebe Pt Road
Ph 9552 4498

This month's Guest Poet is Canberra-based award-winning poet and editor Susan Hampton. For many years, Susan taught writing at universities. Her five books of poems include Costumes and A Latin Primer. With Kate Llewellyn, she co-edited The Penguin Book of Australian Women Poets (1986). In 1990 she won the Steele Rudd Award for Surly Girls. Her latest book The Kindly Ones, from Five Islands Press, was shortlisted for five awards, and won The Judith Wright Poetry Prize for 2006. Susan also edits fiction, non-fiction and poetry. You can see samples of her work at Her books are also available through Don't forget - after the Guest Poet's Reading, you get a turn to read your own poetry in our Open Mic Competition, in front of a supportive poetry-loving audience. *$2 entry fee includes a raffle ticket.

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