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John Bennett - Poetry reading
Wed. 14 September 2016, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEST
Local poet John Bennett will give you a taste of a range of poetry inspired by Australian native flora and fauna - from 'Bellbirds' to Les Murray and Judith Wright, along with some of his own pieces.
John Bennett is a widely published poet here and overseas and a documentary on his work was broadcast by ABC Radio National’s Earshot in February. He worked for NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service then gained a PhD updating a Defence of Poetry and taught at university and in continuing education. John moved up here from Sydney’s Inner West six years ago to live beside a forest by the sea and write more nature poetry.