Thank you for 2019!

Perth Poetry Club sends a thank-you to everyone who has supported the Club in 2019.

We have a four week break, and then start-back in 2020 via

     5-Jan-20 Sunday lunch, 1145am for 1200noon at Red Chilli Sichuan Restaurant, 191 James St, Northbridge

      RSVP by 4-Jan to or txt/call Elio on 0417 345 863

Poetry start-back proper on Saturday

   11-Jan-20   Emily Sun + Nadia Rhook + open-mike

   18-Jan-20   Draz + Lisa Collyer + open-mike

   25-Jan-20   Robbie Burns afternoon – readers Ann Gilchrist and others + open-mike

Thank you for all your support during the year.

2019 saw Perth Poetry Club entertain with 73 feature poets, 841+ open-mikers, 1,960+ audience, 2,528+ poems

This does not include the following multiple features we had:

    Jackson's "a coat of ashes" launch in April (Thanks to Christine Della Vedova, Annamaria Weldon, Sanna Peden, Elio Novello)

    Jenny de Garis' MOON launch in July Ros Spencer Anthology Launch in November (Thank you to WA Poets Inc and the Spencer family)

    Young Poets Festival Gig (3no.) in August (Thanks to Veronica Lake and WA Poets Inc)

    Perth Poetry Festival Gig (6no.) in August (Thanks to WA Poets Inc)

    The Sky Falls Down Poets Gig (10no.) in September (Thanks to Carol Millner)

    Recoil 10 Launch (9no.) in October (Thanks to Coral Carter)

    4 x Mega Open-mike events in February, June, September, December where ofcourse everyone is a feature

including adhoc or planned special events like:

    Kevin Gillam with Cello for open-mike, thanks to Kevin Gillam

    Peter Burges feature in March, his two long poems - performed by Peter Burges, Leonard James, Allan Padgett and Splodge, Ann Gilchrist, Daphne Milne, Annette Orr and Marion Whelligan.


Many thanks to:

    Elio Novello, Christine Della Vedova, Leonard James and Coral Carter for MC-ing throughout the year

    Allan Boyd (the antipoet) for website architecture and paying for our domain name

    the Underlords, especially

     · Neil J BRiLO Pattinson for moral guidance, Green Room, Payments, counsel, talent scouting, and ad hoc functions

     · Coral Carter, our paparazza, Recoil editor, and counsel

     · Chris Arnold, Ann Dyson for counsel

     · JP for counsel and Payments

     · Leonard James for counsel, 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 Leonard James for their work over the last 3 years on talent scouting and bookings.