Readings, events and launches

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...

Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group monthly meeting

Sunday 14 May, 3–5pm.  Eastern Suburbs Poetry Group will hold its regular monthly meeting. People are encouraged to read their own poems, with each poem being followed by a discussion in a supportive environment. All styles and forms supported. First floor, Waverley...

Alison Whittaker & Joel Deane @ Stanley Street Gallery

Saturday 13 May, 5.00 pm. PoetryAlive @ Stanley Street will present Alison Whittaker, Gomeroi poet and author of the award-winning collection Lemons in the Chicken Wire, and Joel Deane whose new collection of poetry Year of the Wasp was shortlisted for the Qld...