Readings, events and launches

 

Small Leaps Giant Steps: A festival of Poetry

17-21 October 2019 Workshops now available.As the program for this year's Poetry on the Move festival takes shape, we  announce the availability of our very popular poetry workshop series. This year we have 4 workshops available, one from each of our...

Readings Winter Poetry: Emma Lew, Bella Li & Tim Wright

Monday, 17 June 2019 from 18:30-19:30  Readings Carlton309 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053 Over three evenings this Melbourne winter, we'll host nine poets. For our first winter reading we have:Emma Lew reading from her much-anticipated...

That Poetry Thing That Is On At Smith’s Every Monday

Monday 3 June - 7pm to 9pmMarianne Boruch & Mark Roberts$10 / $5 at the door. Open mic Marianne Boruch is a Fulbright Senior Scholar in UC’s International Poetry Studies Institute. Her work includes 10 poetry collections, the latest Eventually One...

Perth Poetry Club

Join us every Saturday afternoon 2pm - 4pm at the Moon Café, 323 William Street Northbridge WA to celebrate poetry with feature poets + open-mike at Perth Poetry Club. The month of June we have the following features…1-June-19Marion Whelligan +...

Katherine Writers’ and Readers’ Festival

Write Off! the Katherine Writers’ Festival being run by the Katherine Region of Writers, in partnership with Katherine Regional Arts and with sponsorship from the NTWC, is fast approaching!

Poets at Petersham Bowlo

Thurs 20 June, from 6.30pm. Open mic soiree. Free admission. 77 Brighton St, Petersham (Sydney inner west) Poets at Petersham Bowlo.Details an evening of open mic presentations - mainly poetry, and also comedy, acoustic music and short stories/anecdotes....

West Word Poetry Nights

In 2019, WestWords will be holding a poetry night on the last Thursday of every month at WestWords’ Centre for Writing commencing 30th May at 7pm. This series, convened by David Adès will showcase some of our most respected poets, starting with Richard...

Tribute to Les Murray

Les Murray was one of Australia’s best loved poets. He wrote with grace and fireworks about country life, and, had a gift for exquisite language that moved through every register. After he passed away in April 2019, West Australian Poets Inc and the Centre...

Poetry Workshop hosted by Siobhan Hodge

TUESDAY 21 MAY, 20196pm to 8pm Poetry Workshop, hosted by Siobhan Hodge, is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. It provides a collaborative opportunity to share your work-in-progress. It will be...

Short-form poetry workshop

Sat 1 June 2019, 10:30 am – 12:00 pmPrice: FreeLocation: Minor Works Building, 22 Stamford Court, Adelaide, SA 5000Do you love language? Are you excited by the power of words? Poetry is everywhere: from the songs on the radio to the ads on TV.Join ART...

Gang of One: Sydney Launch

Sunday 26 May at 3pm at Better Read Than Dead, 265 King Street, Newtown Join editor and renowned poet Judith Beveridge, publisher Alan Wearne, together with Steve Darmody and Toby Davidson for the launch of poet Robert Harris's collection, The Gang of One:...

The Abbotsford Mysteries

Experience the history of the Convent like never before at this world premiere performance of Andrew Aronowicz’s “The Abbotsford Mysteries’, based on Patricia Sykes' evocative book of poetry of the same name. This song cycle is an intensely intimate and...

EWF Festival Launch 2019

176 Little Lonsdale St, Melbourne EWF19 Program Launch: The Awkward Stage   Wheeler Centre | 15 May, 6.15pm The 2019 Emerging Writers’ Festival launches with a night of readings. What, exactly, is an ‘emerging’ writer? At what point do you come out of the...

Launch of The Lost Arabs

Granville Town Hall 10 Carlton Street Granville, NSW 2142Friday 10 May, 7:00 pm UQP & Arab Theatre Studio invite you to the launch of The Lost Arabs by Omar Sakr Omar Sakr will be in conversation with Gomeroi poet Alison Whittaker and the event will...

Evening in Celebration of Anne Elder

Classical ballerina to edgy poet: an unusual path in the artsLauranton Books invites you to Readings St Kilda for a glass of wine and a conversation between poet Jennifer Strauss and biographer Julia Hamer about the life and work of the Australian dancer...

Sydney Play in Vernacular Verse

This month a Sydney play will be performed entirely in verse! Written by award-winning playwright Felix Nobis, ‘Boy Out of the Country’ is a bush ballad for contemporary regional life, in vernacular verse reminiscent of the poetic tradition of Banjo Patterson.

Launch of UNUSUAL WORK No. 26

You are invited to the launch of UNUSUAL WORK No.26 at 7:30pm Thursday 2 May.ENTRY: $10 + FREE COPY of magazine(SUBSCRIBERS FREE ENTRY)PERFORMANCES BY:Grant Alexander McCracken,Angelina Stanton, Lynkushka,Eddy Burger, Sean O’Callaghan,t h a l i a + Alan...