Emily Stewart, one of Australia’s leading contemporary poets, is joined by Cambridge-based poets Emma Gomis and Cecily Fasham for a reading, organised by Louis Klee
6pm Tuesday 25 October, 2022
Judith E Wilson Drama Studio, Faculty of English, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP
Emily Stewart is an editor and writer based on unceded Wangal country in Sydney. Her recent poetry collection Running time (2022) was awarded the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Award and she is the author of Knocks (2016) plus several chapbooks and pamphlets including The Internet Blue (First Draft) and Australia’s Largest DIY (SOd Press). She recently completed a Doctorate in Creative Arts where she researched the long arc of feminist walking practices from the romantic period into the present day, with a particular focus on Lisa Robertson’s poem Seven Walks. She was the former poetry editor at literary publisher Giramondo and her writing and reviews have been published widely in publications across Australia including The Saturday Paper, Running Dog and Overland.
Emma Gomis is a Catalan American poet, essayist, and researcher. She has two pamphlets: Canxona (Blush Lit) and X (SpamZine Press), as well as two others cowritten with Anne Waldman: Goslings to Prophecy (The Lune) and A Punch in the Gut of a Star (Pamenar Press). She is the coeditor of New Weathers: Poetics from the Naropa Archives forthcoming from Nightboat Books in November 2022. She was selected by Patricia Spears Jones as The Poetry Project’s 2020 Brannan Poetry Prize winner, holds an M.F.A. in Creative Writing & Poetics from Naropa’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, where she was also a fellowship recipient, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in criticism and culture at the University of Cambridge on post-1960s feminist art writing.
Cecily Fasham is a novice poet & first-year PhD student at Caius. Her research focuses modern women poets and the sonnet, thinking about how form works. She’s interested in translation theory and the experience of reading.