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Robert Adamson in America

In readings on February 26, 2015 at 3:12 pm

Netting the Bay

[“Netting the Bay” by Juno Gemes]

Over the next month, Robert Adamson will be giving readings in the U.S. from Net Needle. He is one of Australia’s most celebrated poets, author of twenty books of poetry, and these are a rare opportunities to hear him on this continent.

March 5 at 4:30: San Francisco State University, San Francisco

March 6 at 7 pm: The Unitarian Center, San Francisco (with Joanne Kyger)

March 12 at 7 pm: The Poetry Foundation, Chicago

March 14 at 7 pm: Woodland Pattern, Milwaukee (with Brita Bergland)

March 17 at 4 pm: Saint Louis University, St. Louis

March 20 at 7 pm: Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts, St. Louis (with German poet Anja Utler, trans. Kurt Beals)

March 23 at 12:30 pm: Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center, Bonne Terre, Missouri

March 24 at 4 pm: craft talk at Saint Louis University, St. Louis

April 2 at 4:30 pm: New Writing Series, University of Maine, Orono

April 9 at 4:30 pm: Princeton University (with Devin Johnston)

His partner, the photographer Juno Gemes, will be giving the following presentations 

March 26 at 4 pm: Kristen Peterson Lecture, Pius Library, Saint Louis University, St. Louis

April 2 at 12:30 pm: a talk for Marxist and Socialist Studies, University of Maine, Orono

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Ruby Moonlight by Ali Cobby Eckermann

In new titles on February 10, 2015 at 3:55 pm

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Ruby Moonlight by Ali Cobby Eckermann

Flood Editions ISBN 978-0-9903407-2-0 $14.95

Now Available

The first book by an Aboriginal Australian poet published in the U.S.

Through a series of compact lyrics, Ali Cobby Eckermann’s Ruby Moonlight tells the story of a young Aboriginal woman in the late nineteenth century who survives the massacre of her entire family. Wandering alone through Ngadjuri land, in South Australia, she encounters a luckless Irish trapper whose loneliness matches her own. Drawn together for comfort, they discover a momentary paradise along riverbanks and across arid plains that proves fragile in the face of frontier violence and colonization.

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