Readings, events and launches

 

Book Launch: Look at the Lake, by Kevin Brophy

Wednesday 23 May 2018 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 4th Floor Linkway, John Medley, University of Melbourne, Parkville campus School of Culture and Communication, Faculty of...

Kent MacCarter ‘California Sweet’— Launched by Bella Li

6.00pm Tuesday May 15 The Alderman 134 Lygon Street, Brunswick East Please join Five Islands Press at The Alderman for the launch of Kent MacCarter's next collection of poetry, California Sweet. It will be launched by the indefatigable, unsinkable Bella...

Cleo Wade: Heart Talk

Artist, activist and poet Cleo Wade is a writer who aims to empower, motivate and inspire. The Heart Talk author sits down with journalist and The Motherhood editor Jamila Rizvi, Sour Heart author Jenny Zhang, and Peach novelist Emma Glass for a riveting and wide-ranging discussion about matters of the heart.

Sporting Poets #32

5.00pm Sunday April 8, Compass Pizza, 319 Lygon Street, Brunswick East Poets. Pizza. Beer. SPORTING POETS #32 Matthew Hall, Eddie Paterson, Fiona...

That Poetry Thing At Smith’s

Monday 26 March - 7pm to 9pm $5 entry. Open mike Two poets with books out later this year from Recent Work Press will give us a sneak preview of their new work. Kerrie Nelson will read from Inlandia and Martin Dolan from Peripheral Vision. •...

Book Launch – Ken Bolton & Pam Brown

An invitation to celebrate two new books from Vagabond Press Ken Bolton, Starting at Basheer's & Pam Brown, Click here for what we do with readings from Astrid Lorange & Toby Fitch Ms of Ceremonies - Melissa Swann 14 April 15:00–18:00  ...

Poetry book launch at National Folk Festival

Friday March 30 4.30pm The Terrace, National Folk Festival, Canberra At The Terrace at The National Folk Festival John Passant will be launching his poetry book, Songs for The Band Unformed, with an introduction by author Maya Cifali. There will be poetry...

Batch Festival Sydney

A three-week fiesta of the freshest, edgiest and most inventive new shows in Sydney.

Eden Gardens Poetry Week

14th - 21st March 2018  Also: “Garden of Words” at Eden Gardens Friday 16 March 2018 at 5:30pm It’s with four artists from Bankstown Arts Centre. Poetry Slams have become a great outlet for expression and often tackle challenging issues about racism,...

Book Launch — Di Cousens: ‘the days pass without name’

Wednesday, April 11 6.30pm Collected Works Bookshop, Nicholas Building 1st floor 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne, (corner of Flinders Lane) Di Cousens the days pass without name launched by  Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, former President of the...

A Touch of Poetry – An evening with Andrew Taylor

Wed. 11 April 2018 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm AEST Add to Calendar • Castle Hill Library 14 Pennant St, Castle Hill, NSW 2154 View Map Poet Andrew Taylor will reflect on poetry as exploration. Andrew is the author of seventeen books of poetry and reads and teaches...

Free TiNA artist application workshop

Get some hot tips on how to prepare an excellent proposal to present as part of Critical Animals, Crack X Festival and National Young Writers’ Festival at TiNA’s free Artist Application workshop.

That Poetry Thing At Smith’s

Ellie Malbon + Tricia Dearborn Monday 5 March - 7pm to 9pm $5 entry. Special open mike Canberra's Ellie Malbon joins Sydney's Tricia Dearborn to present a cavalcade of engaging, vital and feisty poems. You know you need to see this. Open mic note: March is...