Wednesday, 25 July 2007

Here are my instructions

KATE FAGAN & REDELL OLSEN
Thursday 26th July, 7pm
Royal Holloway,
2 Gower Street, London
(Nearest tubes: Goodge Street or Russel Square)



Kate Fagan is a writer, editor and musician based in Sydney. Her first collection of poems The Long Moment (Salt, Cambridge UK) was published to international critical acclaim in 2002 and she has several chapbooks including return to a new physics (Vagabond, Sydney 2002) and Thought’s Kilometre (Tolling Elves, London 2003). A full-length CD of readings entitled Cellular Time is due for release by Stem Recordings in London later this year. Her poems have appeared in a range of national and overseas journals including Jacket, Salt, Meanjin, Southerly, The Melbourne Age, Cordite, Prague Literary Revue, Overland, The Kenyon Review and The Literary Review and in the anthology Calyx: 30 Contemporary Australian Poets (eds. Brennan & Minter).

Redell Olsen was educated at university in Cambridge and London. Her publications include Book of The Fur (Cambridge: Rem Press, 2000), Secure Portable Space (Hastings: Reality Street 2004), Here Are My Instructions (London: Gefn Press, 2004) and Punk Faun: a baroque pastel (London: Parataxis Editions, 2006). She is the editor of the internet journal How(2) and course director for the MA in Poetic Practice at Royal Hollowarts, University of London.

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