Readings, events and launches

Raising the Bar: Searching for Asylum in Poetry

Raising the Bar: Welcoming Words: Searching for Asylum in Poetry Negative representations of asylum seekers have been a hallmark of recent political discourse around the world. But re-visiting literary motifs and incorporating these into contemporary poetry...

AVANT GAGA 32: Poetry at Sappho: Mansell, Tipping, Andrada & tc.

  On the second Tuesday of November, the poetry night at Sappho hill play host to AVANT GAGA #32 with guest poets Chris Mansell, Richard Tipping, Eunice Andrada, Jocelyn Deane, and Radha Wahyuwidayat, plus the usual open mic section. November 14, 19:00–22:00, Sappho...

MPU End-of-Year party: Edinburgh Gardens, Fitzroy

Join us for End-of-Year party, Sunday 10 December 2018, 12 noon. Everyone Welcome. Picnic in the Edinburgh Gardens, Fitzroy, under the MPU banner. Attendees to bring their own food and drink, and be prepared to read celebratory poems....

James McAuley at St. Peter’s Catholic Church

James McAuley at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Sunday, 12 November 2017 at 2 pm ($25) A Concert hosted by St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 585 Toorak Road, Toorak The hymns of James ‘Jim’ McAuley (12 October 1917- 15 October 1976) are sung throughout the Western Christian...