TIME IS RUNNING TIME IS RUNNING-A poetry reading of work by people in immigration detention.

A POETRY READING of work by people in immigration detention.
Janet Galbraith will present New works by writers involved in Writing Through Fences
an online writing group of writers incarcerated or formerly incarcerated in immigration detention centres.
Janet will also speak about her recent trip to Christmas Island
Where: Wesley Hill Bakehouse
When: Friday11th July, 2pm-4pm
All Welcome

The current poetry/printmaking collaborative exhibition facilitated by Janet Galbraith with poetry by “G”, and artworks by Helen Seligman, can be viewed at the Wesley Hill Bakehouse from now until Friday11th July, 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday
The artworks are for sale, all proceeds going to Writing Through Fences.


Castlemaine Poetry Readings

The Castlemaine Poetry Readings program for 2014 begins with an exciting line up of inspiring poets from regional Victoria, Melbourne and interstate.
There’s also the Open Section with the Castlemaine Cup and fabulous raffle prizes.

February 23rd: Mark Time Poets. A rich reading from the great poets from Central Vic and Melbourne published by Mark Time Books.

March 23rd: Laura Shore (Byron Bay) and Paul Mitchell (Melbourne). Two fine poets and great readers. Laura Shore, the energy and talent behind the Byron Bay poetry scene is only appearing in Castlemaine. Paul Mitchell, known for his dramatic readings and theatrical presentation comes with his new book from Walleah Press.

April 27th: Sarah Day (Hobart) and Stephen Edgar (ex Hobart now Sydney). Two of Australia’s finest poets, both travelling expressly to read in Castlemaine. Sarah has been a very popular reader at various Castlemaine venues and in the famous Carmen’s Tunnel Festival reading of 2011. Stephen is making his first visit to Castlemaine but his reputation proceeds him – a great paring.

May 25th: Peter Bakowski and Bronwyn Lovell. Peter Bakowski is popular reader with a marvellous presentation and a huge following in Australian poetry. He comes with his latest book. Bronwyn Lovell is a rising star in Australian poetry, shortlisted for the Newcastle Poetry Prize in 2013 and a standout at the Bendigo Writers’ Festival last year – a fine poet and great performer.

Cost: $3 donation to Pay the Poets

When: 4th Sunday of the month. 3pm – 5pm.

Where: Five Flags Hotel, Midland Hwy, Campbells Creek (few mins south of Castlemaine)