Mary Oliver once wrote, “Poetry isn’t a profession; it’s a way of life. It’s an empty basket; you put your life into it and make something out of that.” In this conversation three outstanding voices come together to discuss their ‘empty basket’ and the lives born of them. These award-winning authors not only share their words, but their insights into where the poet ends and the poem begins.

Due to COVID-19 and the temporary closure of Bellingen’s Memorial Hall ticketing is running differently in 2021. You can buy tickets to individual sessions below, or use a discounted multi-session pass (you can buy those here). Thanks for your support!
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