Painting in Tongues Poetry Slam

Tue 23 July 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Boroondara Literary Festival
Hawthorn Library

584 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Australia

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07/23/2019 7:00pm 07/23/2019 8:00pm Painting in Tongues Poetry Slam Join us for a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (aka Hawthorn Library), featuring Henry Briffa. The space will be christened with words by Henry before being opened up to the floor. You’ll have three minutes to fill the stage—the blank canvas—with whatever you feel like. No theme, no safety net, just you and the microphone. Please be aware that this event may contain adult themes. Light refreshments will be served. About Henry Briffa Henry Briffa is an emerging poet and a Melbourne Psychologist. He was Highly Commended in the 2018 Queensland Poetry Festival Emerging Older Poets Mentorship Award. In 2019 his first chapbook Walking Home was published by Melbourne Poets Union and he undertook a residency at Bundanon. His poems have been published in local journals (including Unusual Works, N-scribe, Poems on Posters), and overseas (Golfo and Teesta). , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Join us for a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (aka Hawthorn Library), featuring Henry Briffa.

The space will be christened with words by Henry before being opened up to the floor. You’ll have three minutes to fill the stage—the blank canvas—with whatever you feel like.

No theme, no safety net, just you and the microphone.

Please be aware that this event may contain adult themes.

Light refreshments will be served.

About Henry Briffa

Henry Briffa is an emerging poet and a Melbourne Psychologist. He was Highly Commended in the 2018 Queensland Poetry Festival Emerging Older Poets Mentorship Award.

In 2019 his first chapbook Walking Home was published by Melbourne Poets Union and he undertook a residency at Bundanon. His poems have been published in local journals (including Unusual Works, N-scribe, Poems on Posters), and overseas (Golfo and Teesta).

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9278 4666
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