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Sat, Apr 10


Port Fairy

Double Literary Event - Richard Walter and Michael Winkler

The Port Fairy launch of Richard Walter's collection of poetry, "Odd Fellows", followed by the launch of Michael Winkler's ground-breaking work of **exploded non-fiction** "Grimmish".

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Double Literary Event - Richard Walter and Michael Winkler
Double Literary Event - Richard Walter and Michael Winkler

Time & Location

Apr 10, 2021, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia

About the event

Richard Walter is a much-loved local poet, author and artist. He published and released his collection of poetry "Odd Fellows" in 2020. We'll hear Richard discuss with fellow author Jock Serong what it means to be a productive Port Fairy poet publishing in a pandemic. This will be followed with a short break - some refreshments and a (Covid-safe) mingle - before the next session.

In his freshly published book, "Grimmish", award-winning writer Michael Winkler braids the real life story of Italian-American boxer Joe Grimm as he toured Australia in 1908-9. At its heart, this work is a meditation on pain, masculinity and vulnerability (complete with questionable jokes). It has been referred to as a "haymaker of experimental non-fiction". Michael will be in conversation with fellow author/crime writer/artist/flaneur Robert Gott.

Free event, with free refreshments - but bookings absolutely necessary (help us stay Covid-safe and open).


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