Internationally award-winning poet and writer




  • Saturday, 4 February at 6.30 pm:  Brigid of the Waves presented by The Prankqueans  - poetry and prose readings, drama, song and music celebrating Irish-Australian female creativity in tribute to ancient Celtic pagan goddess, Brigid - featuring  performances by Aine de Paor, Gabrielle Carey, Anne Casey, Cliona Molins, Rosie McDonald, Julie McFarland and Jacqui McPhee - in partnership with the Consulate General of Ireland and the Irish Support Agency. This is a live, in-person eventVenue: The High Tide Room, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia. Bookings link.

  • Friday, 17 March at 6.00 pm: Sydney St Patrick's Day Citizenship Ceremony 2023  - including a poetry reading by Anne Casey. This event is part of the Sydney St Patrick's Day Parade & Festival.  Admission is by private invitation only.​


  • Sunday, 19 March at 2.00 pm: Sydney St Patrick's Day Citizenship Ceremony 2023   - including a poetry reading by Anne Casey. This event is part of the Sydney St Patrick's Day Parade & Festival.  Admission is by private invitation only.​

  • Thursday, 4 May at 7.00 pm: NEWS : Poets from the North, East, West, South  - featuring poetry readings by Anne Casey,  Abbas Ali, Stuart Barnes, Hale Isil Cosar, Gareth Cowley, Jake Goetz and Nandini Kathuria. Curated by Dr Michelle Hamadache, Director of Creative Writing at Macquarie University, this is an in-person and livestreamed event presented in collaboration with Poetry Sydney and the literary departments of four universities in Sydney and greater Sydney. Venue: The Knox Street Bar, 11 Knox St, Chippendale, Sydney. Bookings link.

  • Tuesday, 23 May at 10.00 am (SYDNEY TIME) / Monday, 22 May at 8.00 pm (USA EASTERN TIME): Rattlecast  #195 - A Livestreaming Poetry Reading & Podcast featuring Anne Casey and hosted by Timothy Green, Managing Editor, Rattle Magazine.  Each Rattlecast  begins with a Poets Respond Live segment, featuring poems about the news, and includes a writing prompt at the end of the show. View on YouTube. Listen on SoundCloudiTunes and mp3.

  • Thursday, 16 June at 6.00 pm: Bloomsday - a Joycean celebration  in music and spoken word  sponsored by the Consulate General of Ireland and featuring The Pankqueans at the Sound Lounge, Seymour Centre, Corner of City Road & Cleveland Street, Chippendale, Sydney. Admission is by private invitation.

  • Sunday, 2 July at 4.00 pmScoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy - Poetry - Launch by the honorable Harry Hughes of 'Some Days The Bird' poetry collection co-authored by Anne Casey and Heather Bourbeau  at The Mill, Spanish Point Road, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland.  

  • Sunday, 2 July at 6.30 pm: Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy - Poetry Reading by Anne Casey and Heather Bourbeau  at Oidreacht an Chláir (Clare Institute for Traditional Studies), Flag Road, Miltown Malbay, County Clare, Ireland.  

  • Wednesday, 5 July at 6.30 pm: Salmon Poetry Bookshop & Literary Centre Poetry Circle  - Poetry Reading by poets including Anne Casey, Jessie Lendennie and Eleanor Cummins at Salmon Poetry, Parliament Street, Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland.  

  • Wednesday, 9 to Saturday 12 August at 7.30 to 9.30 pm: 'Embellishment' show directed by Lliane Clarke  will feature a lyrical monologue written by Anne Casey amongst selected works by women writers to be performed by a cast of professional actors and musicians at the KXT - Kings Cross Theatre on Broadway, Sydney, Australia. Bookings and information. 

  • Wednesday, 30 August at 6.00 to 8.00 pm: ​'Higher Connections - Publish or be damned!'  - hosted by the Graduate Research School, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney and featuring a panel discussion chaired by Associate Professor Sarah Kinkel Miller with panellists - Anne Casey, Alicia Clare and Dr Jesse Adams Stein at The Rooftop, Building 2, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo.

  • ​Thursday, 21 September at 3.00 to 5.00 pm: 'Creative Practice as a Critical Form of Scholarly Inquiry'  - hosted by the Creative Practice Research Group  at the University of Technology Sydney and chaired by Dr Gregory Ferris -  featuring talks, a panel discussion and creative work readings/screenings by Anne Casey, Dr Samantha Lang, Dr Leyla Stevens and Dr Jason Di Rosso at UTS Res Hub, Building 2, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo.

  • ​Monday, 25 September at 12.00 to 2.00 pm: ​'Creative Outputs Workshop'  - hosted by the Diversities and Social Inclusion Research Group  at the University of Technology Sydney and chaired by Dr Kristine Aquino - featuring presentations, a panel discussion and a creative work reading by Anne Casey and Dr Felicity Wilcox at Room 290, Building 10, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo.

  • Thursday, 12 October at 8.00 to 9.30 pm:  Irish For The Voice'  Online Rally. Panellists and artists presenting include: filmmaker, Rachel Perkins; Mililma May, Uprising of the People;  Meriki Onus, Co-founder, Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance;  novelist, Thomas Keneally; Aunty Kathy Donnelly and friends from Gadigal Country; musician, Shane Howard of Goanna;  musician, Áine Tyrrell; Mary Doyle MP; poet, Anne Casey; author and journalist, Martin Flanagan; musician, Steo Wall (live from Ireland); Senator Malarndirri McCarthy; Professor Pat McGorry and Alex Greenwich MP.  Register hereWatch livestream on Facebook here.


  • Sunday, 19 November at 5 pm: Samhain - A Soirée with the Prankqueans  - celebrating the ancient Irish pagan festival of the dead with poetry, song, drama and storytelling - featuring the Prankqueans,  an ensemble of #Irish-Australian artists including resident poet, Anne Casey; artistic director and actress, Áine De Paor; harpist and singer-songwriter, Clíona Molins; musician and singer-songwriter, Rosie McDonald; musician and singer, Jacqueline McPhee; and singer and writer, Julie McFarland. The Prankqueans will be joined by special guest artiste - chamber singer, composer and harpist, David Yardley - who will premiere his composition for Anne Casey's poem, 'Season of Samhain'. Bookings.

  • Saturday, 25 November at 4-5 pm: Poetry Salon at Bundanoon Folk Festival  - featuring readings by Anne Casey, Alan Stone and Oliver Roweth at The White Room Gallery, 39 Railway Avenue, Bundanoon, New South Wales. This event is part of the official program for the inaugural Bundanoon Folk Festival taking place from Friday, 24 November to Sunday, 26 November - a community celebration of music, song, arts, poetry, storytelling, performance and participation in the picturesque village of Bundanoon, NSW Southern Highlands. Bookings. Festival program.

Readings & EVENTS 2023

Full details of readings and events where Anne Casey and/or her work will feature during 2023 will be added via links once announced by individual organisers.​​​​​