Courtney Sina Meredith

Courtney Sina Meredith is a poet, playwright, fiction writer and musician. Her play Rushing Dolls (2010) won a number of awards and was published by Playmarket in 2012. She launched her first book of poetry, Brown Girls in Bright Red Lipstick (Beatnik), at the 2012 Frankfurt Book Fair and her debut book of short stories, Tail of the Taniwha, was launched in 2016. Meredith describes her writing as an ‘ongoing discussion of contemporary urban life with an underlying Pacific politique’. Courtney is of Samoan, Mangaian and Irish descent. She is currently a writer in residence for the prestigious International Writing Progam’s Fall Residency at the University of Iowa.

QPF2017 Opening Night + Poetry Awards Thur 24 Aug 6pm JWC Performance INFO

We are the Diasporas: Pasifika Poetry Showcase Fri 25 Aug 6pm JWC Shopfront, free

QPF Queer Lit Salon Sat 26 10pm Bloodhound Bar $15 BOOK

Shorts: Poets in Prose Sun 27 1130am Judith Wright Centre Shopfront, free