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FSP Featured Poets Series @ Halifax Cafe, Wednesday, 29th July, 2015: Steve Brock & Sergio Holas
29 July, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Come along for a session of great poetry, food, drinks and company at the Halifax Cafe.
Steve Brock completed a PhD in Australian literature at Flinders University in 2003. He published his first collection of poetry the night is a dying dog in 2007 (Wakefield Press), and received a grant from Arts SA for the completion of Double Glaze, published by Five Islands Press in 2013. Steve is the co-translator with Sergio Holas and Juan Garrido-Salgado of Poetry of the Earth: Mapuche Trilingual Anthology (Interactive Press 2014). His poetry featured in the Best Australian Poems 2014.
Sergio Holas-Véliz was born in the port town of Valparaíso, in Chile and migrated to Australia in 1988. His poetry has been published in Babab (Spain), Letralia (Venezuela), El espíritu del valle (Chile), Arena (Melbourne, Australia), Social Alternatives (Queensland, Australia) and The Capilano Review (Canada). He has published three poetry books in Spanish: Distancia cero (Zero Distance; 2004), Ciudad dividida (Divided City; 2006) and Paisajes en movimiento (Moving Landscapes; 2013); all published by Ediciones Altazor, Viña del mar, Chile. He is a co-translator, with Juan Garrido-Salgado and Steve
Brock, of Poetry of the Earth: Mapuche Trilingual Anthology, published in Queensland by Interactive Press in 2014. In the last 2 years he has completed Adelaide, Ramblin’ in My Mind. Meditations Upon Anomalies as Emergent Occasions (2013) and Wrinkled Poems (2014) which are waiting publication.
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