Brrr! Snuggle up with some pals at The Beaumont for our eleventh Cuplet! With Liam Ferney, Jill Jones, Autumn Royal and Jessica Wilkinson, June 13 at The Beaumont.
LIAM FERNEY's most recent collection is Hot Take (Hunter Publishing). It follows on from Content (Hunter Publishing) which was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Awards and the Judith Wright Calanthe Award and Boom (Grande Parade Poets) which was shortlisted for Judith Wright Calanthe Aware and the Kenneth Slessor Prize for Poetry. He is a media manager, poet and aspiring left-back living in Brisbane.
JILL JONES’s most recent books are Viva the Real (UQP), Brink (Five Islands Press), The Beautiful Anxiety (Puncher & Wattmann), which won the Victorian Premier’s Prize for Poetry in 2015, and Breaking the Days (Whitmore Press), which was shortlisted for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. In 2014 she was poet-in-residence at Stockholm University. She is co-publisher at Little Windows Press.
AUTUMN ROYAL is a poet and researcher. Autumn's poetry and criticism have appeared in publications such as Contemporary Australian Feminist Poetry, Mascara Literary Review, Overland Literary Journal, Southerly Journal and TEXT Journal. She is interviews editor for Cordite Poetry Review and author of the poetry collection She Woke & Rose. Autumn’s second poetry collection is forthcoming with Giramondo Publishing.
JESSICA WILKINSON is the editor of Rabbit: a journal for nonfiction poetry and the author of Marionette: a Biography of Miss Marion Davies and Suite for Percy Grainger. Her next book, Music Made Visible: a biography of George Balanchine, is forthcoming from Vagabond Press.
and your host Claire Albrecht, who’s probably off watching whales and eating popcorn instead of writing poetry (don’t tell her PhD supervisor).