Jake Lynch performs poetry from his new book, Pommy Granita: progressive comic verse for Boundless Plains and Old Sod. All author proceeds on the night to be donated to Sydney anti-AUKUS coalition. Free bar.
All author proceeds on books sales on the night to be donated to Sydney anti-AUKUS campaign.
Original poetry with pithy commentaries on issues of struggle and resistance including: AUKUS and Australia’s drift to war with China; justice for Palestinians; an independent Australian Republic; protest for decisive action to curb climate change, and Britain’s disastrous vote to Brexit.
“Clever, refreshingly original poems as an indictment of injustice, peppered with insightful, humorous comments on contemporary events” – Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees AM, poet and founder of Sydney Peace Foundation.
“Insightful, powerful and refreshing” – Jon Hill, Editor, West England Bylines.
Jake Lynch is an Associate Professor in the University of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, where he teaches into the Master of Social Justice degree. The Patron of BDS Australia, he won a case in the Federal Court to establish his right to implement the academic boycott of Israel. His poetry has appeared in Trad and Now, New Bush Telegraph and West England Bylines.