Geoffrey Lehmann

Arguing with Family Ghosts – The Unsafe Memoir

2019-04-15T09:24:53+10:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Geoffrey Lehmann – writer, poet and tax lawyer – has written his memoirs which he has entitled Leeward – A Memoir. Old Sydney is part of Lehmann’s identity – its harbour and its fringe dwelling neighbourhoods clinging to that view. But his poetry roams much further. Peter Goldsworthy, reviewing Lehmann’s Poems 1957-2013, wrote, “Poets, like mathematicians, often [...]

Arguing with Family Ghosts – The Unsafe Memoir

2019-02-27T11:45:43+11:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Function|Tags: , , |

Speaker(s): Geoffrey Lehmann (Lawyer & poet; author most recently of Leeward: A Memoir) Date: 25th Feb 2019 Topic: Arguing with Family Ghosts – The Unsafe Memoir Venue: The Sydney Institute, Level 40, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney Time: 5.30 for 6pm Book from: 11 February 2019

Poetry And Science – And The Future

2017-05-10T10:23:20+10:00December 11th, 2014|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Renowned Australian poet Geoffrey Lehmann has been described by Geoff Page in the  Sydney Review of Books as "the most protean Australian poet of his generation, a user of masks, but also of those difficult tones which allow direct confession without sentimentality or self-deception." To celebrate the publication of his most recent anthology - Poems [...]

Are Australians better at poetry than sport?

2017-05-10T16:36:22+10:00January 12th, 2012|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Robert Gray has been a writer-in-residence at Meiji University in Tokyo and at several Australian universities and has won the Adelaide Arts Festival and the New South Wales and Victorian Premiers' Awards for poetry, in addition to the Patrick White Award. Geoffrey Lehmann has published seven collections of poetry, including “Selected Poems” and “Collected Poems”, edited two [...]