Readings, events and launches

 

Ashbery Mode: Edited by Michael Farrell

An Australian Tribute to John AshberyEdited by Michael Farrell Published by TinFishFeaturingNicholas Powell | David Prater | Laurie Duggan | Louis Armand | Helen Hagemann | John Kinsella | Jeremy Balius | Craig Hallsworth | Jill Jones | Ken Bolton |...

Book Launch – ‘Rimbaud, An Unheard Cry’ by Paul Fearne

Thursday, 29 August 2019 from 18:00-20:00The Dax Centre 30 Royal Parade, Parkville, Victoria, Australia 3010RSVP: info@daxcentre.org Join us for the Book Launch of Rimbaud, An Unheard Cry. Written in poetic prose, the book is addressed to Rimbaud as if he...

2019 Francis Webb Poetry Reading

Come and celebrate one of Australia's most significant poets, Francis Webb, with readings and discussion on his poetry and life. Date & Time: Saturday, 31 August 2019 2:00 – 5:00pmAddress: Chatswood Library on The Concourse, Lower Ground, 409 Victoria...

Winter poetry reading

Innovative poet Jessica Wilkinson will read from her just-published third poetic biography, Music Made Visible: A Biography of George Balanchine.

Poetry at Manning Clark House

7.00 pm for 7.30 pm. 22 August 2019. Poetry at Manning Clark House11 Tasmania Circuit Forrest ACT 2603. Other Items of interest:7.00 pm Mon 5 August. That Poetry Thing.Smith’s Alternative. Russell Erwin and Ariel Riveros.6.00 pm Mon, 12 August. Launch of...

Northern Territory Writers Centre: Poetry Slam 2019!

Darwin Railway Club, Parap, NT 0820July 28th, 3pm till finish$5 entry, free for performers Hi folks, it’s that time again! The poetry slam NT heats 2019!Come down to the railway club on the 28th July and enter the competition as part of July’s Wild Words....

La Mama Poetica – August

Tuesday, 20 August 201919:30-21:00 (7.30pm for an 8pm start.)La Mama Theatre (La Mama Courthouse)349 Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053Tickets · $10-$15lamama.com.auHosted by La Mama Theatre La Mama Poetica is a night of some of the best...

Launch: Empirical by Lisa Gorton

Thursday, 15 August 2019 from 18:00-20:00Hill of Content Bookshop Ground 86 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000 Join us to celebrate the launch of Empirical by Lisa Gorton. The collection of poetry will be launched by the artist Rebecca...

Winter Poetry Reading at Readings Carlton

Monday, 22 July 2019 from 18:30-19:30Readings Carlton309 Lygon Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053 Luke Beesley has gathered three more wonderful poets to join us for a winter poetry reading. Multi-award-winning poet and novelist Lisa Gorton will...

Byron Bay Writers Festival Solid Air Spoken Word Showcase

Byron Bay Writers FestivalSolid Air Spoken Word ShowcaseFriday 2nd August, 8.30pm - 9.30pmTix $15 Solid Air (a spoken word anthology, UQP 2019, eds David Stavanger and Anne-Marie Te Whui) has its first launch at Byron Writers Festival 2019 - featuring...

Vagabond launch: Holt, Harkin, Boyle & Sullivan

Saturday 20 July2:30 pm - 4:30 pmMothership Studios18-22 Sydney StreetMarrickville  Launch of Peter Boyle's Enfolded in the wings of a great darknessLK Holt's Birth PlanNatalie Harkin's Archival-PoeticsThom Sullivan's Carte BlancheMC'd by Luke Fischer,...

A Night of Discovery – poetry in Tasmania.

A Night of DiscoveryRefresh yourself - come out to hear 3 poets you won’t have heard in Tasmania.David Mason - once the Poet Laureate of Colorado, now living down the Channel.Cally Conan-Davies hales from Tasmania, lived in the USA and has now returned…...

Book Launch: Birth Plan, LK Holt

Tuesday July 30th, 6.30pm, The Alderman, 134 Lygon St, Brunswick East. Join us to celebrate the launch of 'Birth Plan' (Vagabond Press), the latest collection by LK Holt. The collection will be launched by novelist Alice Robinson.LK Holt lives in...

Sporting Poets 43: Lisa Gorton, Claire Albrecht, Simon West

Sunday, 28 July 2019 from 17:00-19:00Compass Pizza319 Lygon Street, Brunswick, Victoria 3057 Lisa Gorton, Claire Albrecht & Simon West take to the Compass stage! Doors open at 5pm for a 5:30pm start. Stick around afterwards for pizza, wine and poetry...

2019 Perth Poetry Festival

WAPI is dedicated to the promotion, presentation and professional development of poets and poetry in Western Australia, and presenting Western Australian poetry to local, national and global audiences.