Readings, events and launches

Claire Gaskin Intensive Writing Skills Workshop

10am-3pm, Saturday 21st October, 4th and 8th of November. Sandybeach Centre, 2 Sims Street, Sandringham Cost: $98 Be inspired by poet Claire Gaskin who has extensive experience in facilitating writing workshops.         Bring your current work to...

Writers Under the Influence: Alan Wearne

7.30pm Wednesday November 1st Buck Mulligans, 217 High Street, Northcote Local writers read from work they admire, as well as something of their own. Followed by well- lubricated discussions, reminiscent of an old-style writers’ salon.  Alan has been part of the...

Seasonal Poets  – the Spring Reading at Hadley’s

Seasonal Poets  – the Spring reading features: .  Jane Williams .  Anne Kellas .  Orysia Dawydiak, visiting from Prince Edward Island. 23rd October 2017  Time: 6pm to 8pm. Venue: Hadley’s Hotel, 34 Murray Street, Hobart Entry: $15 (waged)' or $10 (unwaged and members...

Melbourne launch of ‘I Love Poetry’ Michael Farrell

                  1 November at 18:00–21:00 Bargoonga Nganjin Fitzroy North, Victoria, Australia In I Love Poetry, Michael Farrell continues his affirmation of poetry as a mode for thinking: about Australia, land, and...

Fremantle, WA: Michael Farrell’s ‘I Love Poetry Launch’

The China Australia Writing Centre is honoured to be launching Michael Farrell's latest collection, I Love Poetry (Giramondo 2017) Please join us on the top floor of the Navy Club, overlooking Fremantle's port and the historic West End, to hear one of...

Sydney Women’s Poetry and Arts Festival

The Annual Sydney Women's Poetry and Arts Festival provides a political and poetic platform to foster cultural diversity, build networks for social justice and develop partnerships within the arts. Taking place at the iconic NSW Parliament House, the event supports...

Sydney launch of Sarah Rice’s ‘Fingertip of the Tongue’

Sydney launch of Sarah Rice's Fingertip of the Tongue launched by Luke Fisher at Gleebooks on November 5, 3.30 pm.   Praise for Fingertip of the Tongue:   Sarah Rice writes poems of astonishing grace. To read her is to walk a hill and lose your limp and...