We have two great poets Chris Arnold and Tim Gallagher this Saturday who let the power and magic of poetry resonate in what they write and perform.
Chris Arnold has been around Perth poetry gigs since 2010. Lately he’s been writing mostly about dreams, cats, and the people that have them. He recently finished an honours degree in English, where he developed a nasty habit of writing narratives than span many poems. Usually they’re too long for a reading, but this Saturday…
Submissions for the 2016 Ron Pretty Poetry Prize are now open!
First Prize: $5000
Second Prize: $1500
Third Prize: $750
This Saturday 3rd September 2016, we have two wonderful features by way of Carolyn Abbs and Christine Della Vedova.
Carolyn Abbs is a Western Australian poet published in leading journals and anthologies such as Westerly, Cordite, Rabbit, Writ Poetry Review, Axon: Creative Explorations, The Best Australian Poems 2014, and Australian Book Review as part of the ABR ‘States of Poetry’ project (2016). She is currently working towards a first manuscript.
Photo 1: L to R: Joan Pope, Pat Stroud, David Goodall, Faith Clayton, Valerie Melrose, Rayden James, Rosemary Longhurst at the Fellowship of Australian Writers, Swanbourne, 2015
Photo 2: L to R: Philip Mckenzie, Pat Stroud, Alison Gregg, Valerie Melville, Faith Clayton, Rayden James, David Goodall – at FAWWA again, December 2013
Saturday 13th August 2015 - Perth Poetry Festival gig!
We have eight (8) fantastic festival poets this week at The Moon Café.
Kevin Brophy (Vic & WA)
Matt Hetherington (Qld)
Robbie Coburn (Vic)
Jennifer Kornberger (WA)
Horst Kornberger (WA)
Josephine Clarke (WA)
Jakob Boyd AKA Laundry Man (WA)
Dora Smith (WA)
This Saturday 6th August at Perth Poetry Club we have two features (Matt Hetherington and Bill Dickie) and a book launch. What more could you ask?
Matt Hetherington is a writer, music-maker, and moderate self-promoter living in Brisbane. He has been writing poetry for over 30 years, and has published four poetry collections and over 300 poems. He is a great performer and entertainer – someone not to be missed.