Reading at Ye Olde Murenger

“Ivy Alvarez is here on a visit from New Zealand where she now lives, so this is a good chance to see and hear her and Natasha, who is a rising star on the Welsh poetry scene.”

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Reflections on the Brisbane Writers Festival

“In my role as  BWF’s program coordinator I got to reunite with old friends, like Brenton McKenna, Dr Anita Heiss, Trent Jamieson and David Burton, and make new ones. It was a great honour to rub shoulders with the likes of Craig Munro, Jonathan Galassi, Sjon, and Ivy Alvarez. It’s often hard to balance life in the arts with personal creation of new work, but BWF always reignites me. Hearing from so many talented, diverse and gifted authors reminds me of the ways reading can transport you.” —Megan McGrath

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