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The Derrick Brown Sunday Afternoon Show
Sunday, May 25 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance Lounge, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay
Derrick Brown, Connor Tomas O’Brien (facilitator)
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Derrick Brown does poetry with a dash of rock and roll. He’s performed with the Cold War Kids, The Decemberists and The Flaming Lips, and on stages at Glastonbury, All Tomorrow’s Parties, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and La Sorbonne. A performer who swings between the manic and the beautiful, Derrick also wrote “one of the five greatest love poems ever written,” according to poetry slam founder Marc Smith. Derrick will take to the Sydney Dance Lounge for a must-see afternoon show to close out your festival on a high. Chair: Connor Tomas O’Brien.

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Derrick Brown (International)

Derrick Brown does poetry with a dash of rock and roll. He has performed with Cold War Kids, The Decemberists and The Flaming Lips, and on stages at Glastonbury, All Tomorrow’s Parties, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and La Sorbonne. A performer who swings between the manic and the beautiful, Derrick also wrote “one of the five greatest love poems ever written,” according to poetry slam founder Marc Smith. Derrick will take to the Sydney Dance Lounge for a must-see afternoon show to close out your festival on a high.
 brownpoetry.com

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Connor Tomas O’Brien (Australian)

Connor Tomas O’Brien is the Director of the Digital Writers' Festival, a new initiative from the Emerging Writers' Festival in Melbourne. Connor is currently completing a Creative Writing PhD at The University of Adelaide examining the role of technology in contemporary literary fiction. He has written for Kill Your Darlings, Going Down Swinging, and Collect Magazine, and has worked on digital publishing projects for Momentum, Sleepers Publishing, Seizure, and Little Brown.
 connortomas.com

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