QLD Poetry Month Showcase

6pm, Friday 18 August 2023

State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane QLD

Cost: Free

Event type(s):
Performance, Online

‘Poetry is what I’d do always if I was free for the length of my days.' Shastra Deo

Join award-winning author Laura Jean McKay, acclaimed poet Shastra Deo, experimental poet and sonic artist Pascalle Burton (pictured), multi-prize winning poet Nathan Shepherdson, Arrernte and Jamaican multidisciplinary artist Aurora Liddle, the 2022 Thomas Shapcott winner Jarad Bruinstroop, and former Greens Councillor Jonathan Sriranganathan for this annual showcase of some of Queensland's finest contemporary poetry and spoken word. Hosted by Rae White with a special guest musical set by McKisko.

Note: This event will be live and live streamed (with live captioning via the SLQ website, details in booking link.) For info on venue accessibility please head here

Presented in partnership with the State Library of Queensland and Queensland Poetry as part of Poetry Month 2023.

  • State Library of Queensland

  • QP