Thank you for all your support during the year.
2018 saw Perth Poetry Club entertain with 76+ feature poets, 800+ open-mikers 1,950+ audience 2,500+ poems
This does not include the following multiple features we had:
- Recoil 9 Launch (8no.) in May (Thanks to Coral Carter)
- Perth Poetry Festival Gig (7no.) in August (Thanks to WA Poets Inc)
- “straight lines” book launch in August (Thanks to Sanna Peden, Coral Carter, Vivienne Glance)
- “In the Hollow of the Land” city launch in October (Thanks to Glen Phillips and Jan Napier)
- 4 x Mega Open-mike events in March, June, September, December where ofcourse everyone is a feature
including adhoc or planned special events like:
- a Young Poets gig - Sara Morgillo, Catherine Jamison, Ciaran Spearink, thanks to Mitchell Thompson
- Seamus Heaney day - Rose Van Son, Marion Whelligan, Allan Padgett, thanks to Mitchell Thompson
Many thanks to:
- Elio Novello, Mitchell Thompson and Christine Della Vedova for MC-ing throughout the year
- Allan Boyd (the antipoet) for website architecture and paying for our domain name
- the Underlords, especially
- Larraine Duncan for the weekly emailout
- Kate Arnautovic for doing the weekly website and Facebook
- Neil J BRiLO Pattinson for moral guidance, Green Room, Payments, counsel, talent scouting, and ad hoc funstions
- Coral Carter, our paparazza, Recoil editor, and counsel
- Chris Arnold, Ann Dyson for counsel
- JP for counsel and Payments
- Mitchell Thomson for Green Room, Payments, talent scouting, feature bookings
- Elio Novello for general organisation
- Ben Hoare (and Bob White) on the sound desk.
- the Moon Café for use of the backroom and providing us with a stage.
An extra special thank you to Larraine Duncan and Kate Arnautovic for their work over more than 5 years on website, Facebook and email-outs.
We have a four week break, and then start-back in 2019 via
6-Jan-19 Northbridge Brunch on Sunday (no poetry) at Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant, 191 James St, Northbridge – 1130am for 12noon
RSVP by 5-Jan to Tammie Winnett or Elio Novello at firstname.lastname@example.org or txt to 0417 345 863
Poetry start-back proper on
Saturday 12-Jan-19 First gig – Phillip Hall (NSW)
Also in Jan and Feb, we will have Neil Smith, Fable, Ron Okely book launch, Ananda Barton, Charl Fourie