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Flying Islands Book Launch

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy drinks, dinner, poetry and live music at the annual Flying Islands Books group launch, held at the iconic Sappho Café in Glebe. With MC Richard James Allen, this year’s launch celebrates Flying Islands’ milestone of 100 publications, and presents readings of 2024 publications by the following poets:
Carl Walsh’s Tarp Green Light launched by Tug Dumbly
Ivy Ireland’s Tide, launched by Brook Emery
Josh Stenberg’s nibs and nubs, launched by Vrasidas Karalis
Mark Mahemoff’s Beautiful Flames, launched by Jane Gibian
Sophie Finlay’s the terrarium, launched by Jane Skelton
The evening will also feature special guest Pato Rios Millanao, with acoustic experimental music.
A book table for sales will be in operation throughout the evening. The table will include all 2024 publications, as well as a selection from the FI back catalogue.
Friends of Flying Islands subscriptions will also be available from the book desk. These are terrific value at currently $100 (plus postage) for 12 books. (No postage to pay if you pick up your books from the table.)
Sappho is a licensed café and bar, with food and beverage available throughout the evening.

Website: flyingislandspocketpoets.com.au
For enquiries contact: flying islands

Entry is FREE and the bar will be open from 6pm.


April 4
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar
(02) 9552 4498
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Sappho Books, Cafe & Bar
51 Glebe Point Rd
Glebe, New South Wales 2037 Australia
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(02) 9552 4498
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