Philip Salom with Launcher Amanda Johnson

Philip’s fifteenth book of poetry HOLOGRAMMATICAL was launched on Thursday 30 November 2023 by Amanda Johnson, award-winning writer and artist in conversation with Philip Salom.

Amanda was introduced by David Musgrave, founder and publisher at Puncher & Wattmann

Philip read these poems from the new collection:
Operation at the Royal Melbourne
Not Being Lazarus (excerpts) The Weather Fugues (excerpt)
Childhood
Two for Tim: And Then, You Said What it Was Like
Time and Motion: Accident
The Longer Earth
The Vladimir Taxonomy
Facing into it

Audience at the launch of Hologrammatical
David Musgrave, Shari Kacher and Amanda Johnson
Alex Skovron and Antoni Jach
Myf Jones, Kate Ryan and Gail Jones
Arran Gare, Marion Campbell, Jennifer Gare
Barry Scott, Anthony Lynch, Amanda Johnson
Michael Fleming, Nobby-Seymour, Philip Salom
Barry Jones, Anthony Lynch, Amanda Johnson
Audience at the Hologrammatical launch
Alison Hinson, Kay Oke and Helen Cusack
Jennifer McKenzie, Catherine De Saint Phalle and Barry Scott
Andrea-Lloyd_ Kevin-Brophy
Bas Clark,  Rob Oke and Tony Hinson
Claire Gaskin and Meredith Kidby
Michelle Borzi, Alex Skovron and Tina Giannoukos

Pictured:
Philip Salom and Amanda Johnson (top photo)
Audience view
David Musgrave, Shari Kocher and Amanda Johnson
Alex Skovron and Antoni Jach
Myf Jones, Kate Ryan and Gail Jones
Arran Gare, Marion Campbell and Jennifer
Barry Scott, Anthony Lynch, Amanda Johnson
Michael Fleming, Nobby Seymour, Philip Salom
Michelle Borzi, Alex Skovron and Tina Giannoukos
Audience view, inc. Susan Harroway, Marlise Brenner, Stephen
Alison Hinson, Kay Oke and Helen Cusack
Jennifer McKenzie, Catherine De Saint Phalle and Barry Scott
Andrea Lloyd and Kevin Brophy
Bas Clark, Rob Oke and Tony Hinson
Claire Gaskin and Meredith Kidby
Andrew Sant and co.