FSP Featured Poets @ Halifax Cafe in June: Louise Nicholas & Gareth Roi Jones

Continuing the Halifax Featured Poets Series with two stalwarts of the Adelaide poetry scene…

Wednesday, 28th June, 6:00 – 7:30pm.

Halifax Cafe, 187 Halifax Street, Adelaide

$5 entry helps support the poets.

Come early, stay late, enjoy the wonderful food, beverages and atmosphere of the Halifax Cafe.

Louise Nicholas was born in Port Lincoln, South Australia. She has been a primary school teacher for over thirty years and currently teaches part time. Her publications include three self-published chapbooks: The Smear Test, Haven’t you had it yet? and The Mammogram; WomanSpeak, co-written with Jude Aquilina (Wakefield Press 2009); Large (Garron Press 2013); and The List of Last Remaining (Five Islands Press 2016). Louise’s work has been published in literary journals, magazines, anthologies and three Best of Australian anthologies. She has been a guest speaker and reader at many festivals, conferences and community events.

gareth roi jones is a member of the dandylion collective, a small writers’ group based in Adelaide, South Australia. His poems have been widely published, including in Best Australian Science Writing 2013, and have been short-listed for many prizes. His solo collection ‘Gunyah’ Healing was published in FSP New Poets 17. In 2014, he co-edited FSP Anthology 38 The Infinite Dirt.

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