20 Aug: Les Murray is reading at Fisher Library

We are delighted to welcome Les Murray back to Fisher Library for a reading from his newest poetry collection, Waiting for the Past (2015), his first in five years.

Les Murray

 

When: Thursday 20 August 2015; 5:30 pm (refreshments) 6.00 – 7pm (reading)

Where: Fisher Library F03; Seminar Room; Level 2

 

In Waiting for the Past he continues his use of molten language. From ‘The Black Beaches’ to ‘Radiant Pleats, Mulgoa’, from ‘High Speed Trap Space’ to ‘1960 Brought the Electric’, this is verse that renews and transforms our sense of the world.

Another new book of Les’, On Bunyah, will be published in October 2015. It brings together a collection of the poems Murray has written about the place where he comes from and by extension about the rural life and small communities of Australia.

Les Murray is one of Australia’s living treasures. He has published fourteen books of verse in Australia and his work is studied in schools and universities in Australia and beyond.

 

All are invited to attend this free event and light refreshments will be provided. Seats are limited for this very popular event so book early to avoid disappointment.

Cost: Free with booking required

RSVP: by 10 August 2015 library.rsvp@sydney.edu.au

T 02 9114 0866

for updates on social media: #LesMurray@Fisher

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