Readings & Performances

Coming Up –

Earth@Peace Cultural Evening, Wednesday 24th April, 6.30-9pm. Centre for Theology & Ministry, 29 College Crescent, Parkville.

An evening of poetry, singing, music and performance based on themes from the Earth@Peace 2019 conference. Poetry readings in response to artwork by William Kelly, by Susan Fealy, Bella Li, Alex Skovron, Anne Elvey and myself. Also featuring Tony Birch, The Brunswick Rogues choir, Tilman Ruff (International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons) and harpist Cath Connelly. $10 at door, but bookings essential, here. Refreshments at 6.30pm, launch of William Kelly’s exhibition “Just Art” at 7pm.

The P-Word Sessions, Sunday 5th May, 4pm-7pm. Motley Bauhaus, 102 Scotchmer St, North Fitzroy.

Hosted by the incomparable Anthony O’Sullivan, Santo Cazzati and Amanda Anastasi, this new poetry night has open mic and two features – myself, and Sigrun Mikula!

 

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photo by Brendan Bonsack, Melbourne Spoken Word Prize Final

Previous Features

2019:

  • La Mama Poetica, La Mama Courthouse, Carlton
  • Poetry at Chrissy Hills, Mechanics Institute Hall, Christmas Hills

2018:

  • Final of the Melbourne Spoken Word Prize, Northcote Town Hall.
  • “Cafe Philosophique de la Mort” at the Alex Theatre, St Kilda
  • “Halifax Featured Poets” at Halifax Cafe, Adelaide
  • “Poetry at the Pub”, Newcastle
  • Poetry on the Move” Festival, Canberra
  • “The Ostler” at “Present Tense” at RMIT University
  • Eltham Courthouse Poetry, Eltham
  • Melbourne Poets Union at The Taproom, Castlemaine
  • Going Down Swinging presents “In Full Swing” at Rokeby Studios, Collingwood
  • 3CR Benefit at Grub Food Van, Fitzroy
  • Poetry at the Dan O’Connell Hotel, Carlton
  • David Stavanger’s “Electric Journal” plus “Page vs Stage” at The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne
  • “Castlemaine Pride” community day at the Botanic Gardens, Castlemaine
  • “Risky Business” at the Malthouse Theatre, Southbank
  • “Cafe Philosophique Des Toilette” at the Alex Theatre, St Kilda
  • “Books Plus Poet” at Books Plus, Castlemaine
  • Launch of “Music Our Bodies Can’t Hold” at The Taproom, Castlemaine

2017:

  • Launch of “Music Our Bodies Can’t Hold” at Collected Works Bookshop, Melbourne.
  • Queensland Poetry Festival.
  • Perth Poetry Festival.
  • Williamstown Literary Festival.
  • Christmas Hills Writers and Readers Festival.
  • Writer-in-Residence, RMIT University, Melbourne.
  • Castlemaine State Festival.
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photo by Julie Millowick, from “Each Map of Scars”, Castlemaine State Festival

2016:

  • Castlemaine Poetry Festival.
  • The Owl and the Pussycat, Richmond.
  • Little Windows Chapbooks Series 1 Launch at Booknook & Bean, Adelaide.
  • The Lee Marvin Readings, Adelaide.
  • Sporting Poets at the Charles Weston Hotel, Brunswick.

2015:

  • “The Fractured Self” at the Immigration Museum, Melbourne.
  • Chamber Poets at the Chamber Art & Coffee House, Woodend.
  • Poetry at the Dan O’Connell Hotel, Carlton.
  • Brisbane Writers Festival.
  • La Mama Poetica at Carlton Courthouse.
  • PoetiCas at Food Garden, Castlemaine.
  • Melbourne Poets Union at Hares & Hyenas, Fitzroy.
  • Eltham Courthouse Poetry.
  • “Captured Whispers” by Black Hole Theatre at 1000£ Bend Gallery, Melbourne.
  • Three Poets & a Book Launch at Hobart Bookshop.
  • Launch of “Immune Systems” at Collected Works Bookshop, Melbourne.

2014:

  • House of Bricks Spoken Word, Collingwood.
  • “Quippings Freaktastic” at the Melbourne Fringe Festival at the Spiegeltent, Collingwood.
  • Launch of “the thin bridge” at Collected Works Bookshop, Melbourne.
  • “Poetry for the Soul” at the Carmelite Centre, Middle Park.
  • “Laneway Words” with Bill Moran (USA) and Fury at Toot Fanute, Melbourne.

2013:

  • “Over the Edge Writers Gathering” at Galway Arts Centre’s Nuns’ Island Theatre, Ireland.
  • Clifden Arts Week at Station House Theatre, Clifden, Ireland.
  • “O’Bheal” at The Long Valley, Cork, Ireland.
  • Poetry at the Dan O’Connell Hotel, Carlton.
  • “Strip Fest”, various outdoor locations, St Kilda.
  • “Poetry at the Comma”, Castlemaine.
  • “Readings at Red Wheelbarrow”, East Brunswick.
  • “La Mama Poetica” at the Carlton Courthouse.
  • “Bar Stanza” at the Owl and the Pussycat, Richmond.

2012:

  • Write Around the Murray, Writers Festival, Albury.
  • Words in Winter Festival at Daylesford.
  • Travel Ideals Conference at the University of Melbourne.
  • Poetry and Conversation at the Geelong Library.
  • Sweetalkers at the Bendigo Hotel, Collingwood.

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