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Striving to Talk Poetry: 80 Years of Meanjin


Event Date: 21 July 2021
Author / Presenters: Declan Fry, Marija Peričić, Ouyang Yu, Belinda Rule, Justin Clemens, Grace Yee, Jonathan Dunk, Jessica Wilkinson, π.o. and Guy Rundle

Join us for a drink and to hear poets Declan Fry, Marija Peričić, Ouyang Yu, Belinda Rule, Justin Clemens, Grace Yee, Jonathan Dunk, π.o.and Guy Rundle. 

Each poet will read their own work, as well as archival poems they have selected from Meanjin’s 80-year history.  

The winners of the Meanjin University of Melbourne student poetry competition will also be announced, followed by readings of the winning poems.  

This is the fourth in a series of collaborative events between the University’s Archives and Special Collections and Meanjin to celebrate our 80th year. 

The event will commence at 5:30pm for a 6pm start in the Main Dining Room of University House, 117 Professors’ Walk, at the University of Melbourne.  

The event is free, but registration is essential. Click here to RSVP.

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