Can you live when faced by death,
beat of the heart created from,
Heat in our lungs,
Like the time in our sleep,

           from 'Passage of Time' by Eric Avery


In celebration of Indigenous Literacy Day, local poet Eric Avery will perform his compelling new work, including his poetry commission for the New Shoots project. The reading will be followed by a Q&A with the artist, touching on topics such as the themes he explores in his work and what looms in the poetic horizon. 


Thursday 1 September

Sutherland Shire Library

(30-36 Belmont St, Sutherland NSW 2232)

6.30pm - 7.30pm

Entry to this event is by gold coin donation.


Watch Eric Avery perform his poem 'Passage of Time' below.

For more information, visit the Sutherland Shire Library website, or call (02) 9710 0351