Chisholm St: Australian Voices / Fri 27 & Sat 28 Aug

Chisholm St is an intimate experience for audiences with seating capped at 15 or less, depending on the current lockdown restrictions. Launched in March 2021, this monthly performance platform was born from host Bronwyn Bliaklock’s desire to support local musicians and wordsmiths.

August’s offering features contemporary chamber music and poetry by an all-Ballarat collective of creatives.

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FEARless Voices – New Spoken Word Event in Ballarat / Sat August 21

I’m so pleased to be joining with the cool kids at the Female Experience Art Rebellion to bring a new spoken word event to Bridge Mall Ballarat on Saturday afternoons. Hopefully it’ll take off and we can make it a regular thing. See you there!!

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Ballarat Writers Ekphrastic Writing Group / Thurs Aug 19

Join me for a writing session with a difference – let visual art inspire your words in Ballarat Writers new ekphrastic writing group! Meet at the given time and place, bring your own favourite (and most portable) writing implements and be ready to respond to the art.

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Pandemic Poem #50 / The Gambler

Ding Ding Ding! With entry into Lockdown 5, I’ve racked up 50 Pandemic Poems. It’s not a prize I’m happy about winning.

This poem has been bubbling in my brain and dancing across my notebook for a month or so. I wanted to capture the feeling of being a “gambler” when in a manipulative/abusive relationship, which has some traumatic parallels to the way we’re forced to live now during this pandemic. I’ll probably keep working on it.

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Ballarat Writers Ekphrastic Writing Group / Mon July 12

Join me for a writing session with a difference – let visual art inspire your words in Ballarat Writers new ekphrastic writing group! Meet at the given time and place, bring your own favourite (and most portable) writing implements and be ready to respond to the art.

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