Creative Writing Extravaganza
Difference Between Poetry and Lyrics
Monday May 20th
Diamond Valley Library
Greensborough, Victoria 3088
Essay: Shaddap You Facebook
Three Chords and the Truth
3 lyrics: Coretta, Dominique and Death of Bach
The Seven Lighthouse Moments of Joe Dolce
INTERVIEW with Donna Ward
BEST OF QUADRANT POETRY 2001 -2010
2 poems: INZUPARRE IL BISCOTTO and GREEN-EYED BOY OF THE RAIN
Poem: Sorrowful Mother
(including arabic translation by Iraqi actor and playwright Majid Shokor)
poem: Bach Blind
essay: Elysium in Paraguay
Erotic Poetry Reading
Friday August 16 2013
Hares & Hyenas Bookshop
63 Johnston St
Essay: In My Craft or Sullen Art - The Craft and Art of Poetry and Songwriting
LITTLE RAVEN 2
Erotic Fiction and Poetry
poem: The Blue Whale
Limited Edition, Numbered and Signed Poetry Book
‘Wry and wicked, Joe Dolce’s Hatbox is a magician’s box of poetic tricks.He can charm like an Italianate C. J. Dennis, then, as in his poem Bogong Moth, poetically “seize fire” yet “continue to swoop.”’ Jen Jewel Brown
THE WIND CRIES MARY CD
"(The Wind Cries Mary) cements Dolce's reputation
as one of the country's premier songwriters. . .
the words fit together like a perfect puzzle . ."
" Unforgettable appearance at this year's Festival - certainly the best act I have had on the concert bill in four years of organising the event... people in town are still talking about it." Peter Soley, Henry Lawson Festival. "
'A living musical genius . . . Bach and Handel will be smiling down on this work. . .'
Dr. Lou Gottlieb,(1923-1996) PhD. Musicology, studied under Arnold Schoenberg, member of The Sonoma Bach Choir and founding member and bass player of the legendary US folk group, The Limelighters.
'A poem that draws on country/blues/jazz/folk etc. needs to be partly in those grooves and partly distant from them. In loving conflict with their habits of heart and mind. When you do that well you are zowie!' Les Murray
(music: Sappho: Fragment 65, (sappho-dolce) from FREELOVEDAYS)
May 7, 2013