Category Archives: Events

Small Worlds

So pleased to have my haiku accompany the beautiful images in the limited edition catalogue/book of Luke Wagner’s latest exhibition. The exhibition opens at Colville Gallery, Salamanca Place at 3pm on Sunday 5th March

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Marking the Moment

Workshop with Desiree Fitzgibbon and Lyn Reeves haiku and accompanying simple artwork Capture and record a moment from nature through haiku and mark making to create a visual expression of a sensory experience. Join poet Lyn Reeves and local artist … Continue reading

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Poetry in Hobart

Spring has arrived with a flourish of poetry events in Hobart. A new seasonal poetry reading at Hadley’s Hotel on 26th September will feature James Charlton, Philomena van Rijswijk and Megan Schaffner. Vice-Versa, a book launch concert at The Conservatorium of … Continue reading

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Ginko in the Gardens

Mid-Autumn ginko to celebrate International Haiku Poetry Day Date: Sunday 17 April 2016 Time: 10.30 am – 12.00pm Venue: Japanese Gardens, Hobart Royal Botanical Gardens Ron Moss and Lyn Reeves invite you to join them in a ginko (haikuwalk) to … Continue reading

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The Zen of Place – workshop with Rohan Wilson

The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre is offering a writing workshop by Vogel winner, Rohan Wilson. According to the Japanese proverb, poets know all about places without having been there. Place or setting is a vital component of any form of writing, … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Robert Pyle

Robert Pyle will be visiting Australia in June, courtesy of the Watermark Literary Muster (a biennial gathering that brings together writers and readers who share a passion for the literature of nature and place). The Muster is recognised internationally as … Continue reading

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Stalking the Wild Words

A nature writing workshop with Dr Robert Pyle, world-acclaimed conservation biologist and nature writer – presented by The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre – Writing Place Program. On this very special one-day workshop, in the heart of one of Tasmania’s most diverse … Continue reading

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Writing in the Wild

A nature writing retreat in the stunning environment of Denmark, WA is in the planning stages by the Greenskills Centre for Sustainable Living. It will take place from Friday to Sunday, Oct 14-16th and will include a talk and readings … Continue reading

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Ten Minutes on the Island

The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre has announced the list of writers who will appear in its free feature reading for Home Truths, its two-day literary festival for Ten Days on the Island.  Concepts of home and being away from home.’islandness’, belonging, … Continue reading

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My Friends This Landscape

I’m looking forward to the launch on Thursday 7th April of a new book by Tasmanian author Anne Collins. My Friends This Landscape is described by writer Terry Whitebeach as ‘A spacious walking meditation on place by an attentive and … Continue reading

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