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Why Do You Write Poetry? Has Moved

Long-time readers might be familiar with my semi-regular blog posts wherein I put the above question to practitioners of the poetic art to find out what motivates them to practise it in the first place. As of now that semi-regular

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Why Do You Write Poetry? – Kevin Brophy

I asked a bunch of poets the above question. I’ll keep posting them until I run out or get distracted. Kevin Brophy says: Why I Write Poetry My mother prays for me. Her prayers sometimes appear in my pockets as

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Going Down Swinging has a blog!

The lovely people at Going Down Swinging launched their new whiz-bang website a couple of weeks back. It’s the latest electronic incarnation of the beast first set up way back in the early ’00s, and it features a bunch of

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About Adam

I'm a dad and the author of the poetry collections The Third Fruit is a Bird and Not Quite the Man for the Job, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.

I'm currently working on "Dance to the Anticlinal Fold", a spoken word walking tour that will be part of the Castlemaine State Festival in 2019. Find out more about the show here.

Bookings for public appearances can be made through Booked Out Speakers Agency

This website was created on Dja Dja Wurrung land.
contact: adamatsya@gmail.com
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