Just back from the Poetry and the Trace conference in Melbourne.
A brilliant few days. Here are some photos of poets and presenters at various events - scholarly, stimulating, social and superlative.
Susan Stewart giving her paper 'Trace of Rhyme' - her gestures shadowing
the wall behind.
John Tranter, in the dark,confessing his years of poetic filching with a nicely
fuzzy, off-register picture of John A. & Jimmy.
Peter Minter & Gig Ryan
Elizabeth Wilson reporting incidents of Kiwi misreadings to Wystan Curnow
Rachel Blau du Plessis drafting with Hazel Smith & Mike Farrell. Bob du Plessis
making mirth up the back. Rose Lucas (in red), is still convening, or not,
with Jill Jones (seated on the left) at 11pm.
Tuesday's end - Mike Farrell, Pete Minter and today's blogger