Readings & EVENTS 2019

Full details of readings and events where Anne Casey and/or her work will feature during 2019 will be added via links once announced by individual organisers.​​​​​

Internationally award-winning poet and writer



  • Monday, 18 February - 7 pm: NVQ Presents: Anne Casey and Anna Forsyth  hosted by That Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith's Every Monday and Not Very Quiet - at: Smith's Alternative
    76 Alinga Street, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

  • Sunday, 24 February - 5.30 pm: Bush Poetry and Music hosted by Willoughby Council will feature a reading by an official performer of Anne Casey's award-winning poem, 'Whisperings' - at: Henry Lawson Cave, Bicentennial Park, Small Street, Willoughby, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

  • Thursday, 28 February- 6.00 pm: International environment activists, The Climate Guardians performed, by invitation, 'What Lies Beneath - a lament for the Great Barrier Reef' specially written by Anne Casey for the opening of leading contemporary Australian artist, Janet Laurence's 'After Nature' exhibition at iconic Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia.

  • Wednesday, 20 March - 7 pm: SOLD OUTEvening Poetry at The Incinerator, hosted by Philip Porter, North Shore Poetry Project at: The Incinerator Café, 2 Small Street, Willoughby, Sydney, Australia.​

  • ​​Saturday, 6 July - 7 pm: Anne Casey Book Launch and poetry readings - with official launch by Eleanor Hooker and music by Three Women Sing - at The Salmon Bookshop & Literary Centre, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, Ireland.

  • Sunday, 7 July - 4 pm: Book launch at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy  (Ireland's largest and longest running traditional music summer school and festival) - at The Boardroom/The Mill, Miltown Malbay Co. Clare, Ireland.

  • Sunday, 7 July - 6.30 pm: 'Homecoming' Poetry Reading with poets - Anne Casey, Eleanor Hooker and Patrick Stack - and music by master traditional singer-songwriter, Tim Dennehy at Áras, Oidhreacht an Chlair, Flag Rd, Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland - as part of Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy  (Ireland's largest and longest running traditional music summer school and festival).

  • Saturday, 3 August - 3.30 pm: Joint book launch with Dr Gareth Jenkins, featuring introductions by Peter Boyle and Michael Aiken and poetry readings - at Better Read Than Dead Bookshop, 265 King Street, Newtown, Sydney.

  • Saturday, 24 August - 7 pm: Poetry reading at Irish Women Abroad  event sponsored by Consulate General of Ireland in Glebe, Sydney. Bookings essential - members only.

  • Wednesday, 4 September - 6.30 pm: Anne Casey Book Launch: 'out of emptied cups', featuring introduction by Dr Wendy J Dunn (Swinburne University) and poetry readings by Anne Casey and Anne Elvey - hosted by Girls on Key at: Open Studio, 204 High St, Northcote, Melbourne.

  • Thursday, 12 September - 7pm: Book Launch and poetry readings - Michael Aiken, Gareth Jenkins and Anne Casey - at Cuplet: The Beaumont Hamilton, 70 Beaumont Street, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

  • Wednesday, 18 September - 7pm: Poetry readings - Michael Aiken, Gareth Jenkins and Anne Casey - at Sydney Poetry Lounge, The Friend In Hand Hotel Glebe, 58 Cowper Street, Glebe, Sydney.

  • Saturday, 30 November - 3-5 pm: Poetry Reading as part of 'Remembrance for Lost Species' event at 'Going Gone' art exhibition at  Articulate Project Space, 497  Parramatta Road, Leichardt, Sydney.

  • Wednesday, 18 December - 7 pm: Poetry reading in Sydney.