Please join us at Wangaratta!

We’re launching EXT 2012 at Wangaratta Jazz Festival on Friday 2 November- please join us for the perfect start to the festival with wine, nibblies, readings and music, featuring redings by Geoff Page, Graeme Kinross-Smith and bass playing by Sam Pankhurst.

Launch details

Wangaratta Library
21 Docker Street, Wangaratta

Friday 2 November
5-7 pm

The tradition continues!  extempore launches their latest publication EXT 2012 at a free event at the Wangaratta Library, 21 Docker Street from 5-7 pm on Friday 2 November. This is a great way to start the festival, with readings, refreshments and a chance to catch up with old friends and hear some writing inspired by Australian jazz and improvised music. EXT 2012 is a collection of uniquely Australian verse,short fiction and prose, combining music and literature with delicious results. Please join us, all welcome!

EXT 2012 celebrates words and the wordless with a journey that takes you from the Pilbara to St Kilda, Adelaide to Chicago; from Phillip Glass to Ravi Shankar; from risk to revelation.

Featuring: the three winning stories from the 2011 National Jazz Writing Competition, works by award winning poets Mark Tredinnick (Fire Diary, The Blue Plateau, The Little Red Writing Book, Australia’s Wild Weather) and Geoff Page (A Sudden Sentence In The Air, Coda for Shirley), as well as other writers such as Virginia Lloyd (The Young Widow’s Book of Home Improvement) and Kent MacCarter (The Hungry Middle of HereRibosome Spreadsheet).