The PM’s Pick

Prof Brian Castro in conversation with Caroline Baum

Sunday 25 August 2019
1.30PM – 2.30PM
University House, Common Room
The Australian National University

Brian Castro is one of Australia’s most prolific poets and critically acclaimed novelists. Winner of many of Australia’s literary prizes, each prize delivers Brian a new lease of life to return to his ‘lonely desk’. Brian’s latest book Blindness and Rage: A Phantasmagoria, won the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Award Poetry. Told in 34 cantos, Brian’s latest work is innovative and playful and explores the struggle for recognition for literary authors. Join Caroline Baum in an intimate conversation with Australia’s pre-eminent writer’s writer.