Readings, events and launches


RABBIT End-of-Year Party

END-OF-YEAR PARTY 6pm December 5 Loop Project Space and Bar 23 Meyers Place Melbourne with celebrations of journal issues 25 (SPORT) and 26 (BELONGING) + two new books in the Rabbit Poets Series--Holly Friedlander Liddicoat's CRAVE and Jake...

Independent Publishing Conference

FRIDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2018 9.00 AM THE WHEELER CENTRE, WORKSHOP SPACE With thanks to Australian Poetry, join poets and publishing professionals Ellen van Neerven, Kent MacCarter and Yvette Holt to explore the recent increase in publication of collections by...

Book Launch: Tourniquet and the night, by Vanessa Page

Tuesday 23 October Avid Reader, West End, 6pm — 8pm.  Ynes Sanz will be launching my fourth poetry book - Tourniquet and the night will also feature guest performances by Chloe Callistemon, Trish Reid, Matt Hetherington and Trudie Murrell. Come along if...

Approaches to Poetry with Fiona Wright & Pip Smith

Saturday 27 October 2018, 10am-4pm, at Writing NSW Full Price: $195 Member: $135 Conc Member: $120 Where does a poem begin, and how might it take shape? This course aims to provide you with the perspectives and the tricks of the trade of two award-winning...

Cafe Philosophique De La Mort

Thursdays 7:30pm November 1-29 The Alex Theatre St Kilda 1/135 Fitzroy Street St Kilda The Little Theatre Company, in partnership with Alex Theatre St Kilda present Cafe Philosophique De La Mort Spoken Word, music and conversation breaking the silence...

Book launch for Liam Ferney’s Hot Take

Join me for the launch of Hot Take, my latest collection of poetry. The book will be launched by Shastra Deo. Chloë Callistemon will also read.

#DWF18: Listen. Learn. Play.

30 OCT – 3 NOV 2018 • The Digital Writers’ Festival is an online-first writers’ festival dedicated to celebrating the work of writers from Australia and across the world

AP Presents Collective Spirit with Ali Cobby Eckermann

Sunday 14 October 2018 3.00pm - 4.00 pm The Wheeler Centre 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne  Free, bookings essential.   AP, in partnership with The Wheeler Centre and Kalang Retreat, presents Collective Spirit. Poetry has always been a powerful...


Benefit for Alma Nuns who look after disabled children in Timor Leste and West Papua.

Poetry in Motion 2018: Canberra to Sydney

Toot Toot!! Poetry in Motion 2018! All Aboard the Poets Train, Canberra to Sydney. Departs: Friday 7th Sept, at 12:00 mid-day. Ferry adventure & Poetry reading at Humanist Hall.

Launch (Melb): ‘Horse’ by Ania Walwicz

Join Ania Walwicz for the launch of her new book, horse (UWA Publishing). Enter into the world of imaginative writing that crosses over into theories of language and the mind.