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Ellen van Neerven Reading & Q&A

  • Hares Hyenas 63 Johnston Street Fitzroy, VIC, 3065 Australia (map)

Girls on Key is a poetry and music event series, featuring female identifying and LGBTQI+ artists in intimate settings. 

A portion of the funds raised from this event will be donated to the Red Cross Syrian Refugee Appeal.

Doors open 6.30pm, Event starts 7.00pm
Door sales only: $10 / $8 concession.

Come along for the Melbourne session, featuring Ellen van Neerven reading from her new poetry collection, with a support poet to be announced.

Ellen van Neerven is an award-winning writer of Mununjali and Dutch heritage. Her first book, Heat and Light (UQP, 2014), was the recipient of the David Unaipon Award and the Dobbie Literary Award. It was also shortlisted for The Stella Prize and the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Comfort Food is her first collection of poetry.

Recently, Ellen was joint recipient of the new Indigenous Writers Prize, alongside Bruce Pascoe at the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.

Please note, Girls on Key will be running a small open mic section with pre-registrations. Keep an eye on the page for when these slots open.

Earlier Event: July 18
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Later Event: July 29
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