Q-Poetics places the poet and poetry in queues – in places/spaces of waiting – targeting areas in which people line up to pay, purchase or pass, through creative interventions, pubic art installations, publication and an online presence.
Introducing Skye Loneragan:An award-winning writer/performer, Skye’s first of four solo shows, Cracked, won an Edinburgh Fringe First, adapted for ABC Radio National, the most recent, The Line We Draw, a 30-min verse piece with drawings in it, questions the line we draw between ages and artforms. Her play, Mish Gorecki Goes Missing, was shortlisted for three awards in UK. She’s performed her poetry at numerous events, (Aye Write Festival, Edinburgh Int. Book Fest ,Word Travels, Outspoken), curating Turning the Page as Café Poet with Australian Poetry.
Publications include contributions Buying Into The Property Market, (Grist Anthology, ed Simon Armitage) I Confess, (Capercaille Books) and The Grin Of Our Choices, (Abridged Magazine, UK). Residencies include Playwright in Residence (Visible Fictions Theatre Co) & Poet in Residence with The Scottish Book Trust, and Making a Map of My Mistakes – which is the project that inspired this practice of working in places/spaces of waiting: www.SkyeLoneragan.com
The Next Page is the Centres unique mentoring and development program which places emerging creatives (or group of creatives) working in writing within the New South Wales Writers Centre – to support them, provide them with mentoring and networking as well as provide them with development opportunities both within the NSWWC program and through our networks. More details about Next Page can be found here