Saturday Sessions: Deceptions and Perceptions

9:00 am | Open Mic
Registrations open from 8:40 am

10:00 am | ‘Deceptions’
A staged reading of Stella Kent’s play about Tasmanian poet Gwen Harwood, directed by Peter Hammond.

11:30 am | Guest Poets
Featuring Rebecca Rushbrook, Helga Jermy, Brendan Ryan

12:30 pm | Lunch
A light lunch will be served

1:15 pm | Book Launch (Under the same moon: Fourth Haiku Anthology)
Join us for the launch of this new work with Myron Lysenko (contributing poet) and Lyn Reeves (editor).

1:40 pm | Andrew Hardy Award
This award for young Tasmanian poets remembers Andrew Hardy, who died in 1997, at the age of 22.

2:30 pm | Book Launch (Ways to say Goodbye)
by Anne Kellas & Jane Wiliams

3:00 pm | Guest Poets
David Hallett, Esther Ottaway, Kimberly K Williams

*Links will take you to the ticket sales page of Theatre North, our Festival host for 2023.