Saturday 26th January, John Pratt+ Baby Talk + Charl Fourie!

This Saturday 26th January 2019 we have three wonderful poets, John Pratt + Baby Talk + Charl Fourie, and open-mike. All three are recent arrivals to the Perth Poetry Club fold.

John Pratt appeared last year.  John is a graduate of the University of WA and holds a Masters Degree amd PhD in Creative Writing from Edith Cowan University.  He was a professional actor for many years and appeared in a wide range of shows from revues, plays and pantomines at UWA and the Playhouse in Perth, to Theatre in Education with the Melbourne Theatre Company, and from the first national tour of Boys in the Band to Chekhov and Greek tragedy in Melbourne and Sydney.  He played Pontius Pilate in Jesus Christ, Superstar in Sydney and worked with Ronnie Barker and Ronnie Corbett in their Australian Tour.

Since turning his hand to writing, he has had plays workshopped at the Australian National Playwrights Conference, at The Stables in Sydney.  His play Mosquito was recorded in Melbourne, broadcast and repeated on ABC National radio and produced for stage at the Blue Room in Perth.

John's first novel, FAINT TAPPINGS AT THE WRONG WINDOW, has met with critical success both locally and nationally, and is available on

Baby Talk is a published writer because he sold his soul to the night sky so his words would be etched there, on the stars and the myriad of alternate universes that exist beyond them, something he deeply regrets as they are not visible to the naked eye, not even with telescopes, but he consoles himself with the fact that at least he lost a heavy burden as his soul was weighing him down.

Charl Fourie (no bio supplied yet) writes damn fine poetry that deserves a wider audience. He has been coming to Perth Poetry Club and Voicebox for a while, and this is his first feature as he embarks on his poetry journey.  His poetry flows, is sensitive to subject, gives insight to the poet, and makes the listener dip into their emotions.

Join us at Perth Poetry Club this Saturday afternoon 2pm - 4pm at the Moon Café, 323 William Street Northbridge to hear John Pratt, Baby Talk + Charl Fourie.

The next few weeks we have the following features + usual open mike:

  26-Jan-19   John Pratt + Baby Talk + Charl Fourie + open-mike

    2-Feb-19   Niel Smith + Fable (Candy Goldsmith) + open-mike

    9-Feb-19   Flora Smith + Laurie Smith + open-mike

… All, not to be missed …