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Monday, May 9, 2011

the reading room :: enews #26

Hi all,

It's been a busy couple of weeks, and it isn't slowing down. Alex Carletti's Silent Auction was a great success, with lots of pieces sold.

And last week's t-shirt exhibtion was a great event, congrats to all involved! If you haven't seen any of the t's yet, pop down and snap one up.

For the most up-to-date info check the blog, or the facebook group, or join the mailing list! Email with 'subscribe' in the subject line.

Here's what's coming up at the reading room...

:: Thursday 12th May ::
Nature Loves Courage 5 from 6:30 - 9pm
An improvised musical and poetic jam session. Too hard to describe so just come along!
Come and join the facebook group
or email: for more info.
facebook event

:: Friday 13th May ::
We welcome our new resident poet, Kathryn Hummel
Kathryn will be in the reading room on a regular basis starting this Friday. She'll be collaborating with visitors and regulars to the reading room, working to create a perforamcne based on what has been created during her residency.
Here's a little info about her:
Having spent several years travelling, working and writing overseas, Kathryn Hummel, a native of Adelaide, is now a PhD candidate at the University of South Australia. Currently she is writing and researching autoethnography, drawing on her experiences of life in Bangladesh, and is in the process of developing a new genre of collaborative prose-poem, inspired by the work of Drik Picture Library and the South Asian Institute of Photography, Pathshala. As well as her poetry, Kathryn’s fiction and non-fiction, popular and academic writing has been published in Australia, the US, Nepal, Bangladesh, and India. A shameless cafe crawler, Kathryn enjoys all types of tea and takes her coffee with milk and one sugar.

:: Monday 16th May ::
CHESS NIGHT from 6 - 8pm
Fortnightly on Mondays, come and play chess at the reading room.
facebook event


Thanks everyone for supporting the reading room, keep an eye out for our birthday event.

Becci Love

the reading room
153 hindley st :: adelaide

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