Christian Bök is the author of Eunoia (2001), a bestselling work of experimental literature, which has gone on to win the Griffin Prize for Poetic Excellence. Bök is currently working on The Xenotext—a project that requires him to encipher a poem into the genome of a bacterium capable of surviving in any inhospitable environment. Bök is a Fellow in the Royal Society of Canada, and he teaches at Charles Darwin University.
Avant Gaga Reading & Xenotext Fri 25 Aug 4-530pm Judith Wright Performance, free
Concrete Poetry Reading Sun 27 Aug 1230-1pm Judith Wright Screening, free