2018 Queensland Poetry Festival

2018 Queensland Poetry Festival

Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th August 2018

WHAT'S ON...

QUEENSLAND POETRY AWARDS MIX TAPE

VOICES OF COLOUR

ETERNAL REMEDIES

INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION: THE LAMENT

QPF ILLUSTRATOR IN RESIDENCE

WORKSHOP: ENJOYING POETRY WITH HOLLIE MCNISH

OPENING NIGHT / QLD POETRY AWARDS

THE MOST IMPORTANT MEAL OF THE DAY

WORKSHOP: STAND UP SLAM UP WITH DAISY LAVEA-TIMO

EMERGING VOICES SALON

QPF CABARET

SLAMMED! FINAL

PASSING THROUGH BY OLIVER MOL

IN CONVERSATION: YONA HARVEY (Shastra Deo moderator)

AUSTRALIAN POETRY SLAM – STATE FINAL

SEVEN MINUTES IN POETRY HEAVEN

WORKSHOP: POETICS FOR WELLBEING (SOLD OUT)

WORKSHOP: CHAPBOOK BOOTCAMP WITH ALISON WHITTAKER

WORKSHOP: I DON’T KNOW HOW TO SAY THIS WITH FURY THE POET

WORKSHOP: CRAFTING POETIC VOICE WITH YONA HARVEY

WORKSHOP: NARRATIVES OF BRAIN AND BODY

WORKSHOP: EDITING CO–OP

WORKSHOP: MULTILINGUAL POETRY WITH THE MOTHERTONGUE POETS

WORKSHOP: STORY WEAVING

WORKSHOP: BIBLIOTHERAPY FOR BEGINNERS (CANCELLED)

ZINE WORKSHOP: WOOLF PACK

WORKSHOP: SHOULD I BE LAUGHING ABOUT THIS?

QUT SALON

LINES OF FAITH

RADICAL IMAGINATION

#METHREE

SLAYSIAN WOMEN’S VOICES

CONFESSION AND CONTRITION

READING QUEENSLAND

IN CONVERSATION: ALISON WHITTAKER AND EVELYN ARALUEN

IN CONVERSATION: ROBIN ROBERTSON (Felicity Plunkett moderator)

PANEL: WRITING THROUGH LOSS

THE POSTCULT HEART BY SUSAN BRADLEY-SMITH

MILK TEETH BY RAE WHITE

MELANIN GARDEN BY ANISA NANDAULA

LAUNCH: THE LOVE OF THE SUN BY MATT HETHERINGTON

STILTS JOURNAL

TUNDISH REVIEW

POETRY IS MY SUPERPOWER

ANABRANCH

ALTERNATIVE THEATRES

BODY OPERA

POSEIDON//THE SHARKS

PERFORMANCE: SCOTT-PATRICK MITCHELL

BOTH SIDES OF WELLNESS

FESTIVAL VENUES

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Bloodhound Corner Bar & Kitchen - 454 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Brisbane Square Library - 266 George Street, Brisbane City, QLD, 4000
Dunwich Community Hall - 4 Ballow Road, Dunwich, QLD
Holy Trinity Anglican Church - 141 Brookes Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Institute of Modern Art - Level 1, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts - 420 Brunswick Street , Fortitude Valley , QLD, 4006
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts - Multispace - 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts – Foyer - 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts – Performance Space - 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts – Workshop Space A - 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
Redlands Performing Arts Centre - 2/16 Middle St, Cleveland
The Blood Hound Bar & Kitchen - Downstairs - 454 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006
The University of Queensland, Art Museum - James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre Building University Dr, , St Lucia, QLD, 4072

EXPLORE THE PROGRAM

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • ACCESSIBILITY

    The majority of QPF venues are wheelchair accessible.

    / AUSLAN

    Auslan interpretation is available for the following events:

    – QPF Opening Night Party + Awards Presentation

    – QPF Literary Cabaret

    – The Big Read

    / ACCESSIBLE PROGRAM

    You can view an accessible version of our program at www. queenslandpoetryfestival.com/ accessibility

    QPF is committed to improving accessibility and hope to have audio description and relaxed performances available in 2019, if not sooner. You can keep up with improvements on our website.

  • CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

    / QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC. wants to ensure the enjoyment and safety of everyone attending the festival. QPF is a safe space that embraces inclusivity and diversity. We have a policy of zero tolerance for hate speech or aggression.

    By attending any the events we present, you agree to be bound by the following conditions of entry. If you fail to do so, you may be removed from the event and banned from attending future events.

    You must behave in an appropriate and respectful manner. You may be liable for prosecution, fined or ejected from a QPF event or festival if you behave in a manner which:

    • is offensive, intimidating, threatening, discriminatory, unlawful or anti-social;

    • threatens the safety of others;

    • damages the property of others; or

    • interferes with or distracts any artist performing at the festival, or another’s enjoyment of that performance.

    QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC. reserves the right to determine whether your behaviour is appropriate and to eject or refuse entry to any persons. If ejected, you must not re-enter or attempt to re-enter the event or festival for a period of 24 hours.

    QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC. ALSO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO:

    (a) refuse entry to patrons who have been previously ejected from any of its events or festivals; and

    (b) issue patrons who breach these conditions with an immediate fixed-term or indefinite banning notice excluding them from attending future events and festivals.

    It is the sole discretion of QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC. to allow banned patrons to attend future events. QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC. has the right to pursue legal action if patrons fail to comply with the conditions of their banning notice.

    You must follow the directions of QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC.’S agents and staff and the directions of the venue’s agents and staff.

    If you become aware of anything that affects your safety or the safety of others attending the event, report it immediately to the venue’s agents or staff. Entry to any QPF event is at your own risk.

    You acknowledge that QUEENSLAND POETRY FESTIVAL INC. may use your image or likeness as part of a recording of the event.

  • TRANSPORT

    / PUBLIC TRANSPORT

    Fortitude Valley is well serviced by both bus and train networks.The 199, 196 and 195 buses all stop directly out front of the Judith Wright Centre. Visit the Translink website for more information.

    / ONLINE $5 PARKING DEAL

    Visitors to the Judith Wright Centre can receive $5 flat rate parking at Secure-A-Spot Parking in Berwick St from 4pm onwards weekdays and all day on weekends. To access this deal patrons MUST book online prior to arriving at the Judy. Visit http://judithwrightcentre.com/plan-a-visit

  • BUYING TICKETS

    / QTIX TICKETED EVENTS

    Tickets may be purchased online or at the QPF Box Office throughout the Festival.

    Ticketed events are listed here

    To avoid disappointment, we encourage you to book ahead as capacity is limited.

    / FREE EVENTS

    We hope you enjoy the many free events scheduled throughout the weekend. Please note that admission to QPF’s free events is on a first come, first served basis and admission may be refused after the scheduled commencement time.

  • POP-UP STORES

    / POETRY ZINE FAIR / SATURDAY 25TH AUGUST  / 12:00PM–5:00PM

    Hand crafted, self-published goodies for sale including zines, comics, illustrations, poetry collections and wares from local and interstate artists, plus live entertainment and events throughout the day.

    / FESTIVAL BOOKSTORE  / JUDITH WRIGHT CENTRE THURSDAY – SUNDAY

    Your one-stop, pop-up, poetry shop, open daily in the Foyer from 10:00am during the festival. Take home some inspiring and wise words by our featured artists along with 2018 Festival merchandise.

SUPPORTERS

Please note that, while you may be encouraged to share your work or read aloud when attending writing workshops, this is always completely optional. Please notify your workshop facilitator if you’d rather not share your work on this occasion