Readings, events and launches

 

Book Launch: Anywhy by Jennifer Harrison

Black Pepper invites you to the launch byAlex Skovronof Anywhy by Jennifer Harrison Thursday 6th December, 7 pm North Fitzroy Arms Hotel, corner of Rae and Reid Streets, North Fitzroy. Bar tab and finger food Black Pepper blackpepperpublishing.com 403 St...

Liam Ferney: Hot Take

5pm Saturday December 1stCompass Pizza319 Lygon Street, Brunswick East  Join Liam Ferney for the launch of his new book Hot Take, with an introduction by Bonny Cassidy.Also featuring Melody Paloma, a special guest appearance by Nick Whittock and the poetry...

Poetry as Presence: Poetry Masterclass with Australian Poetry

If language is the house of being, poetry is the home. Poetry does not describe, it holds its breath to listen, to enable, to activate relationship. This workshop will encourage interaction and discussion. Bring in a poem or a line of poetry you do not understand but that attracts or intrigues you it some way. with Claire Gaskin • 22/01/2019.

Book Launch: ‘Things We Know Without Naming’ by Cathy Altmann

Cathy Altmann’s second book of poetry Things We Know Without Namingwill be launched by Anne Elvey at PLC Burwood, Vic on Sunday 9 December at 3pm. Reading, flute/piano and arvo tea. All welcome. Cathy’s first collection, ‘Circumnavigation’, won the Anne...

‘INTENSE’ ~ poetry workshop with Les Wicks

Solid block of hours, writing strategies plus substantial prior editorial work. Sunday 10 February 10-4.30, Brighton, Melbourne. Strictly limited to only 7 attendees. Bookings by 20 January. / $90. 

Queer Legacies, New Solidarities: Readings & Launch Event

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 from 18:00-20:30RMIT Radio Theatre, Building 9, Level 1, room 124, 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne This special free event features readings (6.00pm for 6.30pm start) and a double launch (7.30pm) of two exciting poetry books....

Book Launch, Rondo, By Chris Wallace-Crabbe

Chris Wallace-Crabbe’s new book of poetry, Rondo from Carcanet Poets, Manchester, at Collected Works, November 15, 6.30 for 7.00 p.m. With drinks and words.

Sporting Poets # 38

Sporting Poets #38: Megan Kaminski, Ann Vickery, Melinda Bufton

MPU International Poetry Competition Awards Night

Friday, 30 November 2018 from 18:00-21:00
Collected Works Bookshop
Nicholas Building, Level 1, 37 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000
Hosted by Melbourne Poets Union

Launch of Liam Ferney’s Hot Take

Saturday, 1 December 2018 from 17:00-18:00Compass Pizza319 Lygon Street, Brunswick, Victoria 3057 Join us for the launch of Hot Take by Liam Ferney with an introduction by Bonny Cassidy.Also featuring Melody Paloma, a special guest appearance by Nick...

Book Launch: From Grains to Gold by Magan Magan, Vulgar Press

Saturday, 8 December 2018 from 18:30-20:30138 Nicholson St, Footscray VIC 3011, Australia The collection of poems is about grief.Each chapter is dedicated to the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance.‘Sometimes it takes...

Diving into the Derwent

Inspired by the RIVER DERWENT Words by GINA MERCER – award-winning Tasmanian poet Soundscapes and images by RUBATO EXPRESS – Lynne Griffiths: flute/harp/photographer Allan Badalassi: piano/guitar Steven Grainger: bass/percussion/artist SUNDAY 25TH...

Seasonal Poets: Spring Reading

Seasonal Poets: The Spring Reading Monday 12th November, 6–8pm Hadley’s Hotel, 34 Murray Street, Hobart Cash only at door Waged $15 TWC members and unwaged $10 Cash only at door Light...

Book Launch: The World Was Whole by Fiona Wright

Join Fiona Wright for the launch of her new essay collection, The World Was Whole. The book will be launched by award-winning poet and author Pip Smith. Copies of The World Was Whole will be available for sale at the event, along with drinks and finger...

Book Launch: ‘Carol and Ahoy’ by Simon West

Thursday 25th October 6pm for 6.30pm start The Linkway - 4th Floor John Medley Building University of Melbourne CAROL AND AHOY by Simon West PUNCHER & WATTMANN to be launched by Justin Clemens   The backdrop of Carol and Ahoy is the Goulburn River and...

La Mama Poetica

Tuesday 6th November 7.30pm for an 8pm start. La Mama Courthouse Theatre, 349 Drummond St, Carlton. Tickets $15 (full) $10 (concession).  La Mama Poetica featuring Kevin Brophy, Manisha Anjali, Andrew Galan & Jenny...