FSP Featured Poets @ Halifax Cafe: Ken Bolton and Dominic Symes, 26th October

After the washout / blackout last month, FSP Featured Poets at Halifax Cafe returns with two stars of the local scene.

Halifax Cafe, 187 Halifax Street, Adelaide; 6:00 – 7:30 pm.


Ken Bolton

lives in Adelaide where he has until recently managed the Australian Experimental Art Foundation’s Dark Horsey bookshop. His most recent collection is Threefer (Puncher & Wattmann).  Shearsman (UK) issued his Selected Poems in 2013. Vagabond published the long poem London Journal in 2015. He wrote the art monograph Michelle Nikou (Wakefield Press) and edited Homage to John Forbes (Brandl & Schlesinger) and More Is Plenty on artist Kurt Brereton (Jellied Tongue Press).  His art criticism has been collected under the title Art Writing (Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia) and can be read ahttp://aeaf.org.au/events/critical-writing.html.

Dominic Symes

graduated from the Creative Writing Honours Program at the University of Adelaide in 2014. In 2015, he won the Express Media Award for ‘Best Poem Published in 2015’, recognising a poem that appeared in Voiceworks, the National Australian Under-25 Literary Magazine. His chapbook Shanghai Fever, was launched as part of the SALA festival in August of 2016. He is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Adelaide.

The Halifax Cafe will be open for meals, snack, coffee and beverages. Come early, stay late. Enjoy the good vibes!