Readings, events and launches

 

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.

Blak & Bright Official Opening: Read a Blak Book Lately?

Friday, 6 September 2019 from 18:00-19:30The Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 300 We welcome you to the Blak & Bright 2019 Official Opening, including a Welcome to Country,...

Book Launch: The Lowlands of Moyne

5pmSaturday August 10.The Alderman134 Lygon Street, East Brunswick Join us to celebrate the launch of The Lowlands of Moyne by Brendan Ryan. The collection of poetry will be launched by poet and publisher, Alan Wearne.The launch will be preceded by...

Launch: Empirical by Lisa Gorton

Join us to celebrate the launch of Empirical by Lisa Gorton. The collection of poetry will be launched by the artist Rebecca Mayo.6pm  Thursday 15 AugustHill of Content Bookshop, Ground 86 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3000Copies of...

Workshop ‘Writing Prose Poems’ With Cassandra Atherton

Saturday, 16 November 2019 from 10:00-13:00Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre251 Faraday St, Carlton VIC 3053, Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053 Prose poetry is having a renaissance. While prose poetry is written in the mode of prose and uses a...

Poetry Readings: Nancy Jean Corbett & Tasha Clarke

POETRY READINGSMONDAY  the  1st  July  Our  LEGENDS OF LAUNCESTON  this  monthNANCY JEAN CORBETT  and TASHA CLARKE.  Don’t miss these poets; this will be momentous!Then there is the competition:  this month it is to have written a poem with the words in it...

Vagabond Press Book Launch for Wilkinson / Carruthers / Fitch

Knox Street Bar21 Shepherd Street, ChippendaleSaturday 13 July6:00pm for 6:30pmSome food platters and drinks will be provided.Come along for a night of performance, prophecy, and vanguardist deviltry.  You are warmly invited to the launch of three new...