On Wednesday 23rd May the Central Library presents poetry readings with two established Australian Poets, Paul Hetherington and Petra White.
Paul Hetherington currently lectures at the University of Canberra and is held in high esteem in Australian poetry circles. He holds a PhD in literature and has published eight collections. Paul is a former director of publishing at the National Library of Australia. He was one of the founders and is a former Chair of the ACT Writers’ Centre and currently publishes the online poetry journal, Axon.
Petra White lives in Melbourne, where she works as a public servant. Her first published collection of poetry The Incoming Tide was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and the ACT Poetry Prize. Petra is a well-respected poet nationally and co-edits So Long Bulletin.