Last Thursday evening we gathered for The Hearth ‘Lives & Selves’. It was a spectacular night: our readers spoke about digital intimacy and digital selves; teenage diaries; bodies and trauma; and performed multilingual spoken work poetry. We would like to share with you some photos from this special event. With a terrific crowd and an … More Lives & Selves: 17 Nov 2016
Calling writers, artists, performers, creative types, thinkers, and anyone with something to contribute! The Hearth will be presenting two nights of readings as part of the Adelaide Fringe in March 2017. These two nights will be based around different, though complimentary, themes. We are inviting you to submit a 250-word pitch on either the theme … More Fringe 2017: A Call for Readers!
It’s time to introduce you to the final reader in our line up for The Hearth ‘Lives & Selves’. So, without further ado, let us present to you poet, playwright, and all round talented artist, Houman Zandi-zadeh. Houman is a dramatist, poet and researcher. He was awarded the Best Young Dramatist of Iran in 2008 … More Meet Our Readers – Houman Zandi-zadeh
We are so pleased to introduce our dear friend, the wonderful Threasa Meads. Threasa Meads is the author of two liminal autobiographies, Nobody and Mothsong (Rare Bird Books, 2016), and a visual artist with a PhD in creative writing from Flinders University. Nobody was previously shortlisted for The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award in 2008 and awarded … More Meet Our Readers – Threasa Meads
Kathryn Hummel is, quite frankly, a fascinating writer. If you need proof of this, then simply head on over to kathrynhummel.com and be enthralled. Or, better yet, come along to The Hearth ‘Lives and Selves’ next Thursday night and catch Kathryn in action. Kathryn is the author of Poems from Here and The Bangalore Set. Her new media/poetry, non-fiction, fiction … More Meet Our Readers – Kathryn Hummel
Do you need a bit of good news? Well, you’re in luck, because The Hearth ‘Lives & Selves’ is only one week away, and the wonderful Kylie Cardell will be reading on the night! Kylie Cardell is a Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Flinders University, and one of the best teachers around (we … More Meet Our Readers – Kylie Cardell
Hearth friends! Let us take a moment to introduce you to the second exciting reader in our line-up for The Hearth ‘Lives & Selves’: Ben Brooker. Ben is a writer, editor, critic, essayist, and playwright. His work has been featured by Overland, New Matilda, New Internationalist, Australian Book Review, RealTime, and Daily Review. Ben was … More Meet Our Readers – Ben Brooker
We couldn’t be more excited to introduce you to the first in our line up of amazing readers for The Hearth ‘Lives & Selves’: Alison Bennett. Alison is one of Adelaide’s most exciting poets, recently winning the state title for SA Poetry Slam and representing at the National Poetry Slam finals at The Sydney Opera … More Meet Our Readers – Alison Bennett