Sunday March 8, 2015, Coffs Botanic Gardens
A poets picnic that is inclusive:
Thanks to everyone for taking part and the crew Jay and Laclan– in order:
Yhan Leal, Bellingen muso, currently completing a new EP “Wilderness”.
Gumbaynggirr elder Mark Flanders
Ron Pike bush poet
Sally Ross in her alter ego in a naughty old lady called Gert Rude.
Zohab Zee Khan current Australia Poetry Slam Champion and a great champion of poetry, who had a wonderful time up here and is coming back for the BRWF in June
. . . and the four young students who read with him
Craig Nelson a popular Bellingen performance poet . . .
and with Stephanie Hunt impressing the crowd with the Power of Story and two stories from The Most Interesting Person I Know that began as a website (www.mipik.net) and is now a book.
Naked Lunch showcased a diverse range of language spinners and the feedback has been tremendous. It helped that the sun shone and the heavens opened up an hour after we had left. We were lucky.