.Australian Poetry, based at the Wheeler Centre in Narrm/Melbourne, acknowledges the custodians and owners of the land, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and future and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

the tears
    the pelicans are leaving us like a line of words
 quicker than

the tongue drift glide sail waft fly   
fly away 
 something happened here.

     —  ‘Flight FeathersEllen Van Neerven

Sick leave – 3, Hosted by Gareth Morgan, Melinda Bufton, Duncan Hose & Zoe Kingsley

Sick leave is a reading series hosted around the place back at the gaso, upstairs, at the end of the month.

Book Launch ~Defiance, Feminism, Empathy: The Writings of Kat Muscat, published by Express Media

6.30pm for a 7pm start / Thursday 18 October 2018 / Loop Project Space & Bar, 23 Meyers Pl, Melbourne VIC

AP Presents Collective Spirit with Ali Cobby Eckermann

Sunday 14 October 2018 3.00pm - 4.00 pm The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne  Free, bookings essential.   AP, in partnership with The Wheeler Centre and Kalang Retreat, presents Collective Spirit. Poetry has always been a powerful...


Benefit for Alma Nuns who look after disabled children in Timor Leste and West Papua.

Launch (Melb): ‘Body of Work’ (Cordite Books) by Elena Gomez

Cordite Books welcomes you to the launch of Elena Gomez’s debut poetry collection, Body of Work. It will be launched by Ann Vickery, emceed by Matthew Hall, and with guest readings from Bella Li and Manisha Anjali.

Poetry in Motion 2018: Canberra to Sydney

Toot Toot!! Poetry in Motion 2018! All Aboard the Poets Train, Canberra to Sydney. Departs: Friday 7th Sept, at 12:00 mid-day. Ferry adventure & Poetry reading at Humanist Hall.

Launch (Melb): ‘Horse’ by Ania Walwicz

Join Ania Walwicz for the launch of her new book, horse (UWA Publishing). Enter into the world of imaginative writing that crosses over into theories of language and the mind.

Double Launch (Syd): ‘Towards Light’ by Sarah Day & ‘Neat Snakes’ by Martin Langford

Puncher & Wattmann invites you to the launch of two new titles. Towards Light by Sarah Day, to be launched by Brigitta Olubas. Neat Snakes by Martin Langford to be launched by Peter Kirkpatrick. 

Sick Leave: Vol 2 (Melb)

Sick leave is a reading series hosted around the place. Vol 2 will feature readings from Ashleigh Young, Zarah Butcher-McGunnigle, Stephen Pham, Lachy Mckenzie and John Hand.