Whats On

Friday 9th November 7pm, ARMISTICE at Mattie Furphy House, by FAWA

FAWA presents Joan Pope, Davilia O'Conner, Leonard James, Peter Bibby

The cataclysmic poetry of the First World War is no celebration...

Great readers and great poems of the Great War, from all sides of the conflict...

Conveyed with a terrible clarity and passion

This Friday, 7pm at Mattie Furphy House, Cnr Kirkwood St and Clare Copse, Swanbourne

Entry fee applies $10, $5 conc.


Saturday 27th October, Vivienne Glance, Des Pensable & Ann Gilchrist!

This Saturday 27th October 2018 we have three wonderful poets, Vivienne Glance + Des Pensable + Ann Gilchrist at Perth Poetry Club.

Vivienne Glance's poetry collections are The Softness of Water (Sunline Press, 2009), and A Simple Rain (Lethologica Press, 2012).  Other poems are featured in journals and anthologies, including Westerly, Mascara Review, Blue Dog, Text and others.  Her plays have been produced in Australia and around the world and many are published online by Australian Plays.  

Saturday 20th October, Virginia O'Keefe + Bill Jenkins!

This Saturday 20th October 2018 we have two wonderful poets, Virginia O’Keefe + Bill Jenkins at Perth Poetry Club.

Virginia O’Keefe divides her year between WA and the high country of Victoria which informs her work.  She is an ex teacher and has an insatiable curiosity about what makes things tick.  She won this year's Creative Connections Prize and gained second place with Creatrix.  A big thankyou!  She has written poetry and prose forever.

Saturday 13th October, Carol Millner + Shae O'Reilly!

This Saturday 13th October 2018 we have two wonderful poets, Carol Millner + Shae O’Reilly at Perth Poetry Club.

Carol Millner moved to Western Australia from New Zealand in 2005.  Carol is an award winning short story writer and poet, as well as a creative writing teacher.  Her work has been published in Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Spain, as well as online.  She has also written community plays, academic essays, reviews, promotional material for the performing arts, public policy documents, historical monographs and research papers.

Saturday 6th October, Glen Phillips + friends, Re-launch of "In the Hollow of the Land"!

This Saturday 6th October 2018 we have the re-launch of In the Hollow of the Land by Glen Phillips & friends at Perth Poetry Club.

Glen Phillips, born in 1936 in Southern Cross WA, has taught all his working life with 50 years at ECU and is internationally recognised and published.

He is Director of the International Centre for Landscape and Language at ECU, an Honorary Professor, and patron of KSP Writers’ Centre.