Readings, events and launches

 

Josh Stenberg: Contemporary Chinese Poetry

June 28, 3.00pm Rogers Room, Woolley Building, University of Sydney (Rm N397, Bldg A20) Josh Stenberg is talking to Sydney University’s Poetry and Poetics Network about key contemporary Chinese poets who he has been invited to translate.  Translation as...

Bonny Cassidy at The Paperback Salon

13 June 6PM - 7PM The Paperback Bookshop  60 Bourke Street, Melbourne  3000  An evening of reading and conversation with poet and critic, Bonny Cassidy. The Salon Series brings together our community of writers and readers in a program of informal readings...

Sporting Poets #34: Jill Jones, Louise Carter & Benjamin Laird

Sunday, June 17th  5.30 PM  Compass Pizza  319 Lygon St, Brunswick East VIC 3057 Not one but two interstate visitors this month! Come along to Compass for readings from three incredible poets followed by pizza and that all-important poetry debrief over a glass of vino...

Natalie Harkin and Evelyn Araluen: Aboriginal Resistance Poetics

Wednesday, May 30 6 PM - 8 PM John Woolley Building Sydney, Australia 2050 Join Wingara Mura Visiting Indigenous Writers' Program for what promises to be a very special reading by two of Australia's most exciting new Aboriginal poets. Dr Natalie Harkin is a Narungga...

Seasonal Poets: The Autumn Reading, Tasmania

Seasonal Poets: The Autumn Reading Readings by: Susan Austin, Ben Walter, Gina Mercer Monday 21st May, 6–8pm Hadley’s Hotel, 34 Murray Street, Hobart Cost:   Waged $15      TWC members and unwaged $10 Light supper included Supported by the Tasmanian...

Sporting Poets #33

5.00pm Sunday May 20th Compass Pizza 319 Lygon Street, Brunswick East Poets. Pizza. Beer Jennifer Compton Phillip Hall Sian...

That Poetry Thing At Smith’s

Monday 7 May - 7pm to 9pm Laurie McDonald + Andrew McDonald $5 on the door; open mic A double serve of McDonalds. Poetic. Nutritious. Canberra poet, performer, raconteur and Folk Festival stalwart Laurie McDonald will join us to show the range of his...

Rabbit 24

Thursday May 24 6pm-8pm Collected Works Bookstore Nicholas Building  Level 1, 37 Swanston Street Melbourne • Sydney: 18th May, 6-8pm Gleebooks 49 Glebe Point Road As part of the Melbourne Spoken Word and Poetry Festival, Rabbit will be celebrating its 24th...

La Mama Poetica

La Mama Courthouse Theatre 349 Drummond St, Carlton. 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Tickets $15/$10   La Mama Poetica featuring Dominique Hecq, Eleanor Jackson, Magan Magan and Ray...

Voicebox at Café@The Rose

Monday 28 May Voicebox at Café@The Rose featuring Angelina Bong & Carol Millner  + open mic + fab food & drinks ground floor Rose Hotel 78 Stirling Highway, North Fremantle (parking front and rear, 200m from North Freo train station) 6:30 for café, 7–9pm...

Owning Your Story

WHEN Sunday, May 6, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ENTRY Full$20 Concession$10 BOOKINGS Telephone   02 9824 1121 Throughout history, writers, artists and intellectuals have used freedom of expression as a platform to resist those in power. Hear a panel of emerging...

First Nations producer callout

We are looking for a First Nations poet or storyteller to join our team as the Cultural Liaison Manager / Producer. The position is flexible, based on your interests and availabilities, and could involve Contributing to team meetings With the rest of the...

Going Down Swinging Presents in Full Swing

Friday, May 25, 2018 6:00 pm  9:00 pm Rokeby Studios 90-94 Rokeby Street, Collingwood, VIC (MAP) GOOGLE CALENDAR  ICS Going Down Swinging brings you a night of readings and performances from Fury, Soreti Kadir and Andy Jackson, MC’d by past editor Geoff...

Book Launch: Flood Damages by Join Eunice Andrada

Thursday 10 May, 6pm The Red Rattler Theatre 6 Faversham St Marrickville NSW 2204 About the book: In Flood Damages, Eunice Andrada explores the open wounds of colonial occupation, diaspora and inheritance. Through the figure of a young Filipina-Australian...

The Inaugural Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival

Running for 18 days, from Thursday, May 17 to Sunday, June 3, with 74 poets featured in 36 events, with at least one event every day. The inaugural Melbourne Spoken Word & Poetry Festival is hosted by Melbourne Spoken Word and a range of independent and...

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...