EVENTS

Friday 28 July 2017, 5.00pm — 6.00pm

A. Frances Johnson: Reading at the Keats-Shelley House

A. Frances Johnson: Reading at the Keats-Shelley House

Friday 28 July 2017, 5.00pm — 6.00pm

A. Frances Johnson is an award-winning Australian poet and recipient of the 2017 Australia Council B. R Whiting writing residency in Rome. In 2015 she won the prestigious Josephine Ulrick-Griffith University Prize. Her poetry has appeared in Motherlode: Australian Women’s Poetry 1986–2008 and Best Australian Poems 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016 respectively. She has published three books of poetry, The Pallbearer’s Garden (Whitmore Press 2008), The Wind-up Birdman of Moorabool Street (Puncher and Wattmann 2012) and Rendition for Harp and Kalashnikov (forthcoming Puncher and Wattmann 2017). Her novel Eugene’s Falls (Arcadia 2007) retraces the wilderness journeys of famed colonial landscape painter Eugene von Guerard who emigrated to Australia to mine gold after trying his hand as a painter of Italian vedute in Rome and Naples. Neither gold mining nor golden Italian views suited him, but he made the strange landscapes of the new world his own..

Booking recommended ( info@ksh.roma.it/ 06 678 42 35).

Entrance to the reading is included in the standard museum entrance ticket (5/4€).

http://www.keats-shelley-house.org/en/events/a-frances-johnson-reading-at-the-keats-shelley-house.html

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