Readings, events and launches

Wild Readings

Date: 17 January 2017 Where: Mu'ooz Restaurant, West End, Brisbane Price: Free Wild Readings is a series of monthly café readings that encourages writers at all stages of development to read their work out loud. Writers with an original piece they would like to air,...

The Dandy Slam: Emerging Writers Festival

An evening of electrifying performances from spoken word artists and poets curated by City of Greater Dandenong and Emerging Writers Festival. From the humorous to the heartfelt and the poetic to the playful, hear the exciting literary talent of Dandenong’s rising...

Launch of ‘The Night’s Insomnia’ Jen Lush

Adelaide-based singer/songwriter Jen Lush has transformed poems by 12 of Australia’s most respected contemporary poets into songs for her debut solo album, The Night’s Insomnia. Lush is best known for her work with folk-pop band Cat Dog Bird and electronic...

Melbourne Poets Union Trust Fund 4th Annual Fund-raising Dinner

It's on again! A great night of poetry and feasting!   7.00 p.m. Wednesday 26 July 2017 at The Italian Cucina 306 Lygon Street, Carlton (between Faraday and Grattan Streets).     Two course meal, great Italian food, soft drinks BYO ($3.50 corkage), drinks...

May Voicebox

Voicebox Monday 29 May @ Fremantle Fibonacci Centre Special guests Glen Phillips, Julie Watts & Ross Donlon + open mic Vegan menu by Roark & Co (byo welcome) Doors open 6:30 for 7pm start $10/$6 cash only Bring your VOICE!! Go here to the Facebook...

KALANG RETREAT presents ALI COBBY ECKERMANN

Kalang Retreat   +61 (0)478 747 288  •  kalangretreat.com Kalang Retreat is proud to present a special afternoon of poetry with award-winning indigenous writer: Ali Cobby Eckermann, Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha woman, author of verse novel Ruby Moonlight (Flood Editions,...

Poets at the Petersham Bowlo

Thursday 18 May, from 6.30 pm. Poets at the Petersham Bowlo, hosted by Mark Marusic and Barry Sargent. Open mic format (mainly poems, but also short stories, anecdotes, jokes, acoustic music). Bar and bistro open. 77 Brighton St Petersham. Info: Mark 0410 054...

Launch: Omar Musa’s “Millefiori” presented by Nicholas Projects

“Omar Musa writes hard, beautiful poems about things that are true” — Kate Tempest Presented by Nicholas Projects in association with Stephen McLaughlan Gallery Join Omar in celebrating his Melbourne book launch of “Millefiori”. He will do a performance, a short...