A Western Sydney Book Club invites you to the Arts & Cultural Exchange for its third club session!
A Western Sydney Book Club explores books by contemporary authors, with an initial focus on Australian writing. In session 3, we will be in conversation about Jazz Money’s how to make a basket. These monthly conversations about books are led by guest authors, for readers in and connected to Western Sydney.
Light refreshments will be on offer.
Location: 8 Victoria Rd Parramatta.
When: Friday 24 June 2022, 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Registrations are essential. Visit Eventbrite below!
About the Book
Simmering with protest and boundless love, Jazz Money’s David Unaipon Award-winning collection, how to make a basket, examines the tensions of living in the Australian colony today. By turns scathing, funny and lyrical, Money uses her poetry as an extension of protest against the violence of the colonial state, and as a celebration of Blak and queer love. Deeply personal and fiercely political, these poems attempt to remember, reimagine and re-voice history.
About the facilitator
Eunice Andrada is a Filipina poet, educator, and organizer. Her first poetry collection Flood Damages (Giramondo Publishing, 2018) won the Anne Elder Award and received honours from the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Poetry and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. Described by writer Ellen van Neerven as ‘one of the most important poetry releases in years,’ her second poetry collection TAKE CARE has received honours from the Stella Prize, Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.