23 July 2004

Coming up on PoeticA

POETICA: on ABC Radio National every SATURDAY AT 3.05 PM
Program details:

August
7th
Exclamations: a bi-lingual program of contemporary Croatian
poetry, 1991-1994.

14th
Trees: a celebration of trees, featuring poetry from Thomas Hardy
to Tracy Ryan.

21st
A Winter Cure: a heart-warming encounter with Irish poet, Tony
Curtis.

28th
I Sit in the Front Row of Myself: the poetry of Andrew Burke.

September
4th
Little Presses, Volume 2: for National Poetry Week, PoeticA
surveys some of the best from Australi's little poetry presses.

11th
Two South African Poets, part 1: recorded by Sharon Davis in
South Africa, these programs feature the work of two poets looking at their
country today from different backgrounds. Part one focuses on indigenous
South African poet, Sandile Dikeni.

18th
Two South African Poets, part 2: Afrikaner poet, Antjie Krog.

25th
The Narrow Road to the Deep North: Matsuo Basho's famous account
in haibun style of his travels through Northern Japan in the seventeenth
century.

October
2nd
Leunig: meet Michael Leunig, cartoonist and writer of humorous and
philosophical verses.

9th
The Tasmanian Poetry Festival: festival highlights recorded live at
Launceston.

16th
What Women Say After Dark: poems by New York poet and
playwright Donna Spector read by Susan Maushart and Vivienne Garrett.

23rd
James Merrill: a feature on this well-known American poet
including archival recordings of him reading his own work.

30th
Coaldale: a dramatised version of Geoff Page's new verse novel.

For further details please contact the producers of PoeticA
Mike Ladd Ph: (08) 8343 4928
Krystyna Kubiak Ph:(08) 8343 4271

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