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Dan Disney | Sunday Poetry @ 2 | Brett Whiteley Studio | 24 July 2011
24 July 2011 | Dan Disney
Dan Disney was born in 1970 in East Gippsland, where he grew up. He has worked in psychiatric institutions, paddocks, warehouses, and universities, and currently divides his time between Melbourne and Seoul, where he lectures in twentieth-century poetries at Sogang University. Articles and poems appear in Antithesis, Cordite, Heat, Meanjin, New Writing, Orbis Litterarum, andTEXT, and this year his poems have received awards in the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Prize (USA) and the Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize (2nd). His first full collection of poems, And then when the, will be published by John Leonard Press in July 2011, and will be launched at Brett Whiteley Studio.www.dandisney.com.
28 August 2011 | Roberta Lowing
Roberta Lowing was Fairfax Media The Sun-Herald's film and video critic for twenty-three years and covered the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals for ten years, interviewing directors and actors and writing travel stories. In the late 1990s, she produced and directed 80 episodes of the environmental show Green Seen, which she co-founded, for the community television station Channel 31. From 2006 until 2010, she ran the Poetry UnLimited Press Readings in Sydney. Roberta recently completed her Master of Letters at the University of Sydney. Her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as Meanjin, Blue Dog and Overland. Roberta's first collection of poetry, Ruin, was published in 2010 by Interactive Press. Fairfax Books has also published a collection of Roberta's reviews from the The Sun-Herald and The Sunday Age.