Dr June Perkins, a second- generation migrant (Mekeo, PNG Indigenous), poet and multiplatform storyteller, based in Brisbane, crowd funded and published Magic Fish Dreaming a poetry book for children and won an ASA mentorship as an emerging picture book writer (2016). She has worked as an editor for ABC Open, writing group coordinator, and poetry mentor for young writers. She has over 50 poems published and currently tutors at QUT in the keystones program for Indigenous students and is currently regularly published by Australian children’s poetry blog.
Writing Poetry for Children Sat 26 Aug 1-2pm Bris Square Library, free INFO
Children’s Poetry Reading Sat 26 Aug 2-230pm Bris Square Library, free INFO