October 15 - 17: The 2004 Tasmanian Poetry Festival.
This event includes the famous Launceston Poetry Cup, Australia's longest running regional performance poetry event, and the grand-daddy of all such raucous events.
The festival takes place at venues in and around Launceston. The 2004 event features:
* Dorothy Porter
* Ken Smeaton
* Robyn Rowland
* Anthony Lawrence
* Jayne Fenton Keane
* MML Bliss
* Colin Berry
* Chris Easton
For more information phone Cameron Hindrum on (03) 6324 3909, or email Cameron.Hindrum @ utas.edu.au or go to http://www.tasmanianwriters.org/taspoetryfest.htm