Received some really nice news this afternoon, the CD I recorded with Sheish Money, The Stillest Hour has been shortlisted for the Aural Text Award.
While I don’t know the complete shortlist, I do know that the QLD Poetry Festival CD – A Million Bright Things is shortlisted, so I know the competition is strong.
The winner is announced on closing night of Overload Poetry Festival this Sunday, September 19. Will keep you posted!
Well, there aren’t many copies left of either of these items, and after all, there’s no point them adorning my shelves, so this Lost Shark is offering them as a package for $20 incl. postage.
So if you want to get your ears around my debut CD, The Stillest Hour, recorded with the master of the poetic riff, Sheish Money and your eyes on my 2005 collection, Measuring the Depth, shoot me an email at: geenunn(at)yahoo.com.au or leave me a comment below and I will get in touch.
Or If you would just like a copy of The Stillest Hour, you can order one as a separate item for $12 (incl. postage).
And to give you another taste, here’s a track from the album: Gutter & Edge
It’s been 2-years in the making, but at last our debut CD, The Stillest Hour will finally be launched by Hinemoana Baker as part of her farewell to these fine shores.
Here’s all the details:
QWC and 2009 Arts Queensland Poet-in-Residence Hinemoana Baker invite you to the launch of gondwanavista & The Stillest Hour.
Celebrate the closing of an amazing residency program and poroporoaki Hinemoana by launching her beautiful sonic poem into the world! Experience the debut of gondwanavista, created from fragments of the work Hinemoana has composed whilst on residency and embedded in field recordings from her outback adventures.
Hinemoana will also launch the debut spoken word CD from local poetry duo Graham Nunn & Sheish Money, The Stillest Hour. Bookings essential as space is limited.
gondwanavista & The Stillest Hour CD Launch
Date: Thursday 17 September
Venue: Judith Wright Centre, Shopfront Space, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley
Bookings: 07 3839 1243 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CD’s will be available for $10 on the night
We sure hope to see a bunch of you at this launch to help us celebrate and send Hinemoana off in style. There are only 100 copies of The Stillest Hour, so it won’t be around for very long. Make sure you get yours…
Here’s a sample track for you all – Brisbane Love Poems.
It’s poetry season… having just experienced the delights of QPF 2009, I am now preparing to head west for the WA Spring Poetry Festival this weekend. The programme features WA poets Scott-Patrick Mitchell, Amber Fresh, Amanda Joy, Annamaria Weldon, Peter Bibby, Gary de Piazzi & Deanne Leber. I have never been to WA so I am really excited to head on over and check it all out. The programme is now available online.
Then the following weekend, I am heading south to Melbourne for the Overload Poetry Festival with Brisbane ‘Rock Pig’, Mr Sheish Money. Sheish & I will be debuting tracks from our new CD The Stillest Hour and the mighty Small Change Press will be launching Maurice McNamara’s debut collection, Half-Hour Country.
Then it is back home for a gig at Brisbane Writers Festival on Friday September 11 from 5:15pm – 6:15pm alongside Nathan Shepherdson & Julie Beveridge as part of a Small Change Press showcase.
And finally, I am off to Terrigal (NSW) for the 4th Pacific Rim Haiku Conference.
Indeed, if I was so inclined I could put these dates on a t-shirt and call it a tour. Five weekends of poetry across four states… who could ask for more!