Join us for the next League Meeting
Talking Poetry of the Future (Now)!
Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Visitors are welcome!
Social time begins at 6:30 p.m. & continues after the program.
With Guest Speaker Thom the Poet
Thom is both a PAGE and STAGE performer. His entertaining talk will enthuse writers of all genres as he provides tips on writing, and memorizing and improvising your original works as he shares the best of the bards of the past. Thom will enlighten all with his intriguing experiences across three continents – from Cheltenham Literature Festival to the Sydney Poetry Festival. Bring your own poems to read out loud, and prepare for an evening of positive reinforcement and participation.
Thom is one of the Founders of Austin International Poetry Festival. He is an improvising bard who works with musicians, touring with the groups Gong, Mother Gong, and Kangaroo Moon. He also hosts Community Poetry at Half Price Books and has supported Russell Crowe, Roy Harpur, Bob Dylan, Big Brother & The Holding Company, John Cooper Clarke, and more. Thom published many poetry books and CDs and regularly visits Georgetown to perform at Poetry Aloud.