Poetry in the garden

19 August 2013

Date posted: 19 August 2013

Friendly Street Poets, in partnership with The Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, are excited to host a conversation with internationally acclaimed poet and nature writer Mark Tredinnick, winner of the Montreal Poetry Prize (2011) and the Cardiff Poetry Prize (2012).

Mark’s award-winning books include The Blue Plateau: A Landscape Memoir (which won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award) and Fire Diary (winner of the WA Premier’s Book Prize). Heis also the author of The Road South (poems on CD), The Little Green Grammar Book, The Little Red Writing Book,The Land’s Wild Music, A Place on Earth,The Little Black Book of Business Writing, The Lyrebird (poems), Australia’s Wild Weather and most recently he edited Australian Love Poems 2013 for Inkerman and Blunt.

Mark Tredinnick is recognised as one of Australia’s great poets of place and his award-winning prose writings are renowned for their deep understanding of Australian landscape ecology and humanity’s complicated relationship with nature. Mark speaks and teaches around the world on writing, landscape, justice and ecology so please join us for what promises to be an entertaining and enlightening evening of conversation with one of Australia’s greatest nature writers.

When 7pm - 8pm on 4 September 2013

Where Goodman Building Lecture Theatre, Adelaide Botanic Garden (enter via Hackney Road carpark)

Cost $5

RSVP and enquiries to Rachael Mead rachael.mead@adelaide.edu.au

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