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Artist

Andy Jackson

Andy Jackson has featured as a poet and a performer at literary events and arts festivals in Ireland, India, the USA and Australia. His poems have been selected for five of the last six annual editions of The Best Australian Poems. Andy’s most recent collection, Music our bodies can’t hold (Hunter Publishers, 2017), consists of portrait poems of other people with Marfan Syndrome, and was recently featured on ABC Radio National’s Earshot. He has worked in call-centres, libraries, and as a creative writing tutor, and is almost finished a PhD in poetry and bodily otherness through the University of Adelaide.

Saturday 22 June, 12-12.45pm

Free with a Weekend or Saturday conference pass

State Library Victoria, Conference Centre
179 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000