Christopher (Kit) Kelen

Christopher (Kit) Kelen is a well-known Australian poet, scholar and painter, and Professor of English at the University of Macau, in south China, where he has taught literature and creative writing for the last 17 years. Books of his poetry have been published in Chinese, Indonesian, Portuguese, French, Filipino, Swedish, Italian and Spanish. Kelen’s most recent English-language volume of poems is Scavengers Season, published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2014. His next collection Poor Man’s Coat—Hardanger Poems is forthcoming from UWAP.

Talkin’Up: Poetry Reading Sat 26 Aug 245pm Judith Wright Screening Room, free

Puncher & Wattman Anthology Readings Sat 26 Aug 12pm JWC Performance, free

Writing to the Wire Sun 27 Aug 5pm Judith Wright Shopfront, free