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Wednesday 12 June 2019
The State Library will host the State Memorial for much-loved Australian poet Les Murray AO on Wednesday 12 June at 2pm.
During his illustrious 40-year career, Les Murray (1938-2019) published nearly 30 volumes of poetry as well as two verse novels and collections of prose. His new and updated ‘Collected Poems’ was released last year.
The public service will be held in the Mitchell Library Reading Room – a place of inspiration for many great Australian writers.
Doors open at 1.15pm.