September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Hera Lindsay Bird Launch, 14th July 2016

Hera Lindsay Bird Launch, 14th July 2016

The invitation to and photographs from the enormous lovefest that was the launch of Hera Lindsay Bird’s eponymous debut poetry book, published by Victoria University Press. Photography by Matt Bialostocki.


The invitation


Courtney Smith, Hera Lindsay Bird impersonator.

Books at the counter.

A friendly crowd.

Courtney Smith and Hera Lindsay Bird.

Bernadette Hall introduces Hera.

Gregory Kan prepares to launch the book.

Hera Lindsay Bird and Bernadette Hall.

Hera Lindsay Bird faces the crowd.

High-speed sales.

Hera Lindsay Bird signing books.

Hera Lindsay Bird fanclub: Kirsten McDougall, Mitch Marks, Selina Kunac, John Douglas.

Mitch Marks models a line from the book.

The signing queue was very long.



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