Spoken Word - Grace de las Nieves

Thursday, 8 February 2018 - 9:00am to 9:30am
Grace de las Nieves

Grace de las Nieves reads poetry from he debut collection, "La Gracia de las Nieves". The book is published in Spanish, with English translations. Presenter, Brendan Bonsack, reads the English versions. Grace chats about coming to Melbourne from Chile, women's power and poetry as a language of revolution, the translation process, and the untranslatable concept of "saudade". She also discusses the monthly Spanish poetry gig run by Avoz Limpia in Melbourne.

Music by Los Jaivas and Elena Papandreou

3CR Spoken Word team 2018
Thursday 9:00am to 9:30am
A program dedicated to the eclectic world of poetry and performance. Guests are contemporary poets who read and discuss their works.


Santo Cazzati, Di Cousens, Ela Fornalska, George O'Hara, Brendan Bonsack and Carmen Main.