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Poetry Launch: Trap Landscape

Readings State Library — Woiworung Country, State Library Victoria, 285-321 Russell St, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Join Luke Beesley as he launches Nicholas Powell’s latest poetry collection Trap Landscape.

Word play, vernacular, and neologisms collide to re-imagine language in a dreamscape that is by turns pastoral and surreal, ominous and absurd. It’s all fun and games until you’re caught in the Trap Landscape. Powell is an Australian poet; his first book, Water Mirrors, won the 2011 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize.

Justin Clemens will also be making a special appearance on the night.

This event is free to attend but bookings are essential.

Please book here.


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