Monday 26 March – 7pm to 9pm

$5 entry. Open mike

Two poets with books out later this year from Recent Work Press will give us a sneak preview of their new work. Kerrie Nelson will read from Inlandia and Martin Dolan from Peripheral Vision.

2 April – Geoff Page (in conversation with Martin Dolan)

National Poetry Living Treasure, Canberra’s own Geoff Page, has published over 30 books, 23 of them poetry. Join us as he shares his poems, and then tells all (or most of it!) in a live interview with MC Martin Dolan.

Includes open mic. $5 on the door.


9 April – Simon Kindt + Phillip Hall

This night we are hosting the ACT launch of Melbourne poet Phillip Hall’s latest collection, the acclaimed Fume. We will also see and hear the ACT debut of Queensland poet Simon Kindt’s poetry, video and musical interlude ‘poseidon // the sharks’.

Free entry! No open mike


16 April – Not Very Quiet Presents: Women’s Voices for Refugees (Fundraiser)

Not Very Quiet Journal presents a poetry fund raiser for Canberra Refugee Support. Bring poems to share on exile, expatriation, border crossings, transposition & assimilation.

$5 entry.

23 April – Paul Cliff + Moya Pacey

Canberra poets Cliff and Pacey present readings from their latest books.

$5 entry. Open mike