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Peter Steele Lecture: Whistling in the Dark

Sun 11 Sep, 4.30pm

What alchemy occurs when we put ourselves in the presence of poetry? Hear from award-winning poet, editor, critic and Professor in Creative Writing Sarah Holland-Batt as she delivers a riveting address on the task of poetry and how it may reconcile us to the world and the scope of our mortal lives.

This event is presented in partnership with the Peter Steele Poetry Trust Fund and Melbourne Humanities Foundation to honour the late poet who believed that ‘good poetry braves the elements at once of life and of art’.

Proudly supported by the Faculty of Arts, The University of Melbourne

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