Samuel Wagan Watson

Samuel Wagan Watson is a Wunjaburra man from Mununjali country west of Mt Tamborine and has ancestral ties from northern Germany. His latest collection of poetry ‘Love Poems + Death Threats’ won the 2016 Scanlon Award.
Samuel lives on the Southside of Brisbane and is published by UQP. He is currently working on a book of prose and poetry for Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum focusing on Time and Memory.

Travelling Light: Leonard Cohen Tribute Thur 24 Aug 8-10pm Judith Wright Centre BOOK

Puncher & Wattmann Anthology Readings Sat 26 Aug 12-1pm JWC Performance, free

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