Ekphrasis Poetry Workshop – Tree Conversations
When: Saturday 14 March 2020, 2pm - 4pm
Where: Art Workshop, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery
Cost: Free | Bookings required
Join in the creation of poetic responses to the exhibition Tree Conversations: networking with the wood wide web with the assistance of the Booranga Writers Centre.
This workshop will be facilitated by David Gilbey. David is an established poet with several publications including Death and the Motorway (Interactive Press, 2008) and Pachinko Sunset (Island Press, 2016). Selections of his poems were included in Under the Rainbow (fourW press, 1996) and the noise of exchange: Twelve Australian Poets (ASM Poetry, Macao, 2011). Some of his haibun have been collected in Downunder Japan and Forty Stories (Fine Line Press, NZ 2012 & 2010,).
David is one of the founding members of the Wagga Wagga Writers Writers and he is currently the President of Booranga Writers’ Centre and editor of fourW: new writing.
David lectured in English at Charles Sturt University for over 40 years. He has also been a Visiting Professor of English at Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University, in Sendai, Japan and has been a regular broadcaster on regional radio and a reviewer for Australian literary journals.