Whats On

Saturday 21st March, Mega Open-mike event! - CANCELLED

This Saturday 21st March we have had to cancel our Mega Open-mike event.

We will monitor the situation re Coronavirus and advise on a week by week basis.

The Moon Café is open as usual, and has introduced protocols (e.g. all transactions cashless, special cleaning, and training for staff) in order to combat possible spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19.  Refer to the below email address for advice on COVID-19 and its symptoms.

Saturday 14th March, Mike Greenacre!

This Saturday 14th March we have the wonderful poet Mike Greenacre to entertain us.

Mike Greenacre is… well Mike had this to say about himself   Skiing, poetry and gluhwein go hand in hand!

He wrote that bio back in November 2019, and since then he won the 2019 Tom Collins Poetry Prize in Feb this year so gluhwein must be going down well.

Please join us to celebrate poetry this Saturday afternoon 2pm - 4pm at the Moon Café, 323 William Street Northbridge with Mike Greenacre + open-mike.

Woman Scream, Saturday 7th March, and Letters to our Home!

This Saturday 7th March, W.A. Poets Inc. is hosting Woman Scream, in celebration of International Woman’s Day with Georgia Hooper as MC

and wonderful poets, Emily Sun, Raihanaty A Jalil, Biddle, Virginia O’Keefe, Wendy Beach + JP.

No open-mike – just celebrate great poets and their poetry.

Also there is a call to submit poems to Letters to our Home, the initiator is Vivienne Glance.

Saturday 29th February, Letters to the Earth! - Allan Boyd, Allan Padgett, Ann Gilchrist, Coral Carter, Jackson + Scott-Patrick Mitchell!

This Saturday 29th February we have the wonderful poets Allan Boyd, Allan Padgett, Ann Gilchrist, Coral Carter, Jackson, Scott-Patrick Mitchell (SPM) to celebrate Letters to the Earth.

Saturday on 29th Feb only happens every 28years, an auspicious date, and Perth Poetry Club this year will mark that with a special event.

Saturday 8th February, Neil J (bruther) BRiLO Pattinson!

This Saturday 8th February we have the wonderful poet Neil J (bruther) BRiLO Pattinson to entertain us in # Celaberating? "A" Life UnSpectakular #.

Neil J bruther BRiLO Pattinson is an icon of Perth Poetry Club.  BRiLO is a “Suburban born Melbourne evacuee with a rural upbringing, a West Coast runaway and has-been resources Corporate Sector raffscalian.  He has been a contributor to Perth Poetry Club since its inception, is the creator of the Viable Human Mob, and is the world’s leading exponent of the HaaR Coooo form of poetry. 

Saturday 1st February, Tim Edwards + Rajan Sharma!

This Saturday 1st February we have the wonderful poets Tim Edwards + Rajan Sharma to entertain us.

Tim Edwards has been writing for as long as he can remember but probably only started to become seriously "obsessed" while completing post grad units in Creative Writing at Curtin University in the early 1990's.  It was there he had the very good fortune to meet and listen to writers like Elizabeth Jolley and Andrew Burke. - to name a few. 

Saturday 25th January, Ann Gilchrist + Robert Burns + open-mike!

This Saturday 25th January we have the wonderful poets Ann Gilchrist + Robert Burns to entertain us.

Ann Gilchrist spent her childhood on the banks of the Firth of Forth in Fife, Scotland.  She came to WA when she was 24.  She won her first award for poetry in primary school and has been waiting for another ever since.  Ann loves to capture visual images of moments, memories and landscapes in poetry.  She views her poems as canvases that don't need wall space.  Creativity is an important part of her life - it helps to keep her relatively sane.

Saturday 18th January, Lisa Collyer + Draz!

This Saturday 18th January we have the wonderful poets Lisa Collyer + Draz to entertain us.

Lisa Collyer is a poet, storyteller and English teacher.  Her poetry is not nice - it aims to disorient and challenge expectations of female experience and Australian identity.  Her work is imbued with the ‘body’ exploring how women’s physical experiences shape a life.  She reads regularly at Perth Poetry Club and has been a repeat feature as a guest storyteller at Barefaced Stories.

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