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Girls on Key presents Ellen van Neerven Reading & QA

Girls on Key

Event Date: 20 July 2016
Author / Presenters: Ellen van Neervan

Girls on Key is a poetry and music event series, featuring female identifying and LGBTQI+ artists in intimate settings.

A portion of the funds raised from this event will be donated to the Red Cross Syrian Refugee Appeal.

Doors open 6.30pm, Event starts 7.00pm
Tickets: $22 +bf general admission / $18 +bf concession
Limited door sales.

Come along for the Melbourne session, following the launch of Ellen van Neerven's poetry collection, with a support feature poet to be announced.

Ellen van Neerven is an award-winning writer of Mununjali and Dutch heritage. Her first book, Heat and Light (UQP, 2014), was the recipient of the David Unaipon Award and the Dobbie Literary Award. It was also shortlisted for The Stella Prize and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Comfort Food is her first collection of poetry.

Recently, Ellen was joint recipient of the new Indigenous Writers Prize, alongside Bruce Pascoe at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Please note, Girls on Key will be running a small open mic section with pre-registrations. Keep an eye on the page for when these slots open.

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