Poetic conversations: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Natalie Harkin

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Dates:
12:30pm, Thursday 16 November 2023 to 1:30pm,

Address:
State Library NSW, Metcalfe Auditorium, Ground Floor, Macquarie Building

Cost: Free

Event type(s):
Panel




A discussion between poets Leanne Betasamosake Simpson and Natalie Harkin, poetic collaborators in Red Room Poetry’s Fair Trade project.

Red Room Poetry’s Fair Trade project invites some of the world’s leading First Nations poets to weave words across lands and seas, gathering collaborative threads and shining a light on First Nations poetry from Australia and across the globe.

Hear from renowned Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg scholar, writer and artist Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, and Narungga woman and activist-poet from South Australia Natalie Harkin, as they discuss their collaboration ‘We Are the Moon’ and read from their work.

Presented in partnership with State Library New South Wales.

  • State Library of NSW