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2024 N E W S : Poets from the NORTH . EAST . WEST . SOUTH

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 N E W S : Poets from the North . East . West . Southpoetry with new directions.

The program is a collaborative venture that utilises innovations in communications, language, the capacities, and resources of Macquarie University and The Knox Street Bar.  Rooted in mutual respect and openness, these partnerships have been roundly embraced by the curatorial team responsible for each of the compass events. 

The events are staged in a live streaming venue,, at the Knox Street Bar in Chippendale.  Curated by Dr Michelle Hamadache, Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Literature and Language, Macquarie University.

Ambitious in scope, engaging in diverse media poetry from performance, video poetry and animation.  The events in equal parts will stage provocative and playful work that challenges and emotionally resonates.  

Each event will be held live at and also live-streamed. 

There is a special 2 for 1 $20 tickets. 

Please note that venue capacity is limited and preticket sales is recommended.  

Meet the curator:

Michelle Hamadache is the Director of Creative Writing, and teaches English Studies and Creative Writing at Macquarie University. Michelle writes fiction and creative non-fiction, and is working on a history of Resettlement Camps in Algeria during the Algerian War for Independence from France (1954-62). She was an editor at Southerly until 2018 and is now Managing Editor at Mascara Literary Review, a bi-annual literary journal interested in the work of the contemporary migrant, Asian Australian and Aboriginal writers.

Poetry Sydney acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation,  the traditional owners of the land where we live, create, meet and work. 

Image: Christine Daniloff, MIT. All rights reserved.

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