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Saturday 1st September, Mega Open-Mike!

This Saturday 1st September 2018 is our third Mega Open-Mike Event for the year where everyone is a feature at Perth Poetry Club.

Perth Poetry Club holds Mega Open-Mikes quarterly as an opportunity for every open-miker to be a feature with 5 minutes (maximum) of performance time.

Best to prepare your performance.  Try something different, experimental.  Edit and refresh your poems.  Hone your performance skills.

Past events have been memorable for the quality of the poetry and performances.

Saturday 25th August, Sara Morgillo, Catherine Jamison & Ciaran Spearink!

Our feature poets this Saturday 25th August 2018 are the entertaining Sara Morgillo, Catherine Jamison & Ciaran Spearink.

Sara Morgillo is a lover and observer of the wonder and beauty of the natural world. She says “when you jump, not only do you move back towards the earth as you land, but the earth moves towards you“. Her impact in poetry has been at Spoken Word Perth and WA Youth Slams. Sara’s first chapbook “Moth Bones” was published in June this year by Hectic Measures Press.

Saturday 18th August, Book Launch + the Perth Poetry Festival gig!

A very busy gig this Saturday 18th August 2018 with an early 1:40pm start for a book launch and then the Perth Poetry Festival gig.

The book launch is for Sanna Peden’s Straight Lines - launch speech by Vivienne Glance.

Then we morph into Perth Poetry Club with our feature poets being the Perth Poetry Festival poets.  Nine poets, by way of

       Aaron Lee (Singapore),  Nina Lewis (UK),  Dave Drayton (NSW),  Peach Klimkiewicz (SA),

Saturday 18th August, Book Launch + Perth Poetry Festival gig!

A very busy gig this Saturday 18th August 2018 with an early 1:40pm start for a book launch and then the Perth Poetry Festival gig.

The book launch is for Sanna Peden’s Straight Lines - launch speech by Vivienne Glance.

Then we morph into Perth Poetry Club with our feature poets being the Perth Poetry Festival poets.  Nine poets, by way of

       Aaron Lee (Singapore),  Nina Lewis (UK),  Dave Drayton (NSW),  Peach Klimkiewicz (SA),

Saturday 18th August, Book Launch + Perth Poetry Festival gig!

A very busy gig this Saturday 18th August 2018 with an early 1:40pm start for a book launch and then the Perth Poetry Festival gig.

The book launch is for Sanna Peden’s Straight Lines - launch speech by Vivienne Glance.

Then we morph into Perth Poetry Club with our feature poets being the Perth Poetry Festival poets.  Nine poets, by way of

       Aaron Lee (Singapore),  Nina Lewis (UK),  Dave Drayton (NSW),  Peach Klimkiewicz (SA),

Saturday 4th August, Scott-Patrick Mitchell !!!

Our feature poet this Saturday 28th July 2018 is the entertaining Scott-Patrick Mitchell.

We get to see him before he goes to Brisbane to appear as festival poet at the Queensland Poetry Festival.

Scott-Patrick Mitchell (SPM) is a West Australian performance poet who has created such works as THE 24 HOUR PERFORMANCE POEM.

He has performed poetry nationally at Big Sky Writers Festival, NYWF, FringeWorld, Adelaide Fringe, Emerging Writers Festival, Crack Theatre Festival, Rosemount Australian Fashion Week and Critical Animals.

Saturday 28th July, Jessie Appleyard!

Our feature poet this Saturday 28th July 2018 is the entertaining Jessie Appleyard.

Jessie Appleyard is a poet with a passion for social justice, an MC extraordinaire and raspberry tartlet enthusiast.

After graduating from her fashion degree, she costumed shows in New York but it wasn't until she moved back home that she became involved with Spoken Word Perth (SWP). She now regularly hosts their open mic nights and has trouble keeping the plants in her house alive. Being a recent feature at SWP, she now returns to Perth Poetry Club.

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