Meet Our Readers – Margot McGovern

We are thrilled to introduce a very exciting debut reader to The Hearth, Margot McGovern. She is going to delight us with a reading from her own fictional island, Neverland. Margot McGovern is a YA author based in Adelaide, Australia. Her contemporary YA manuscript, Neverland, was short-listed for the 2015 Text Prize and published by Penguin Random House Australia in … More Meet Our Readers – Margot McGovern

Meet Our Readers – Ian Gibbins

We hope you’re as excited as we are to see how former neuroscientist turned poet Ian Gibbins brings the sea, exploration, anatomy and mulit-media poetry together! Ian Gibbins is a poet, electronic musician and video artist, having been an internationally-recognised neuroscientist and Professor of Anatomy. His poetry covers diverse styles and media, including electronic music, … More Meet Our Readers – Ian Gibbins

Meet Our Readers – Peter Beaglehole

We’re so delighted to welcome back one of The Hearth’s very first readers, Peter Beaglehole, to The Jade stage. Peter Beaglehole is an South Australian playwright. His play Strata was a finalist in 2018 for the Jill Blewett Playwright’s Award and he is the recipient of a Carclew Fellowship to develop a new play Relaxed and Comfortable with the … More Meet Our Readers – Peter Beaglehole

The Sea

Calling all writers, artists, performers, creative types, thinkers, and anyone with something to contribute! We are inviting you to submit a 250-word pitch for The Hearth’s next night of readings on the theme of:    —THE SEA— at The Jade (160 Flinders St, Adelaide). For some, the sea is a place of rejuvenation, conjuring memories of family … More The Sea

Meet Our Readers – Katie Keys

We are incredibly stoked to be able to invite the innovative, prolific Katie Keys to The Hearth’s stage this Fringe! Katie is Adelaideian writer and all-round arts powerhouse. One of Australia’s best-known social media poets, Katie has written and tweeted a daily poem on Twitter or Instagram for nearly a decade.  As a writer and poet in residence, her work … More Meet Our Readers – Katie Keys

Meet Our Readers – Teaghan Buggy

Taeghan Buggy is a writer, poet, and a performer currently finishing an Arts Degree at Flinders University. She writes for Tulpa Magazine and New Wave Audio Theatre, and is a regular speaker at the Speakeasy Creative Readings events. She was most recently in the Adelaide Summer Slam Finals. She tweets at @Tae_buggy For “Masquerade”, Tiggy will be performing some … More Meet Our Readers – Teaghan Buggy

Meet Our Readers – Amy T Matthews

Amy T Matthews is an award winning novelist and a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at Flinders University. She’s published short stories in collections including Best Australian Stories, co-edited three anthologies of short stories and poetry, and is the Chair of Writers SA. She also writes historical romance under the name Tess LeSue and her ‘Frontiers of the … More Meet Our Readers – Amy T Matthews