Whats On

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.

Saturday 14 July, Deanne Leber!

Our feature poet this Saturday 14th July 2018 is Deanne Leber.

Deanne Leber is a writer, with poetry being her first love.  For the past ten years, she has worked on a collection as part of her PhD project at Edith Cowan University.  This collection, Constellations, is framed around the 88 constellations, as devised by the International Astronomical Union.

PERFECT YOUR OPEN MIKE PERFORMANCE !!

PERFECT YOUR OPEN MIKE PERFORMANCE !

Two consecutive workshops with Vivienne Glance, hosted by Voicebox Fremantle.

These workshops are open to all types of Spoken Word Artists and will provide you with the nuts and bolts of how to engage, enthrall and entertain an audience with your own spoken word style.  These skills will help you be a more confident reader at opportunities such as the upcoming Perth Poetry Festival. 

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