This Saturday 4th December we have WAPI’s & ANTaR WA’s Blak Ink Poetry Competition and open-mike at Perth Poetry Club, VIA ZOOM and at THE MOON CAFÉ.
The Blak Ink Poetry Competition is supported by ANTaR WA – its theme is Healing Country
The competition is open to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living anywhere in Australia who have not yet published a collection of poetry.
This competition is kindly sponsored by Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation (ANTaR) WA, in order to encourage First Nations poets and to honour the memory of notable writers David Starr, Aunty Josie Boyle and Jack Davis.
Jack Davis Prize: Open nationally to poets who have not yet published their first collection of poetry. The theme for this category is ‘Healing Country’.
Aunty Josie Boyle Prize: Open Australia wide to poets who have never published a poem in a magazine or on a website and who have never won a prize in any previous poetry competition. The theme for this category is open but may include ‘Healing Country’.
David Starr Prize: Open to WA poets only, who have never published a poem. The theme for this category is open but may include ‘Healing Country’.
Perth Poetry Club is honoured to host this event, and the award of prize winners and hear their poems + regular open-mike.
MCs are Danno Hansen and Elio Novello.
Please join us to celebrate poetry this Saturday afternoon 2pm - 4pm.
The venue is Moon Café, 323 William St, Northbridge and on ZOOM.
Gig details are: Perth Poetry Club is inviting you to a scheduled Hybrid Live and Zoom meeting from Moon Cafe.
this Saturday, 4th December 2021 2:00pm to 4:00pm Perth Aus WST (GMT+8hrs).
WAPI’s and ANTaR WA’s Blak Ink Poetry Competition Prize winners + open-mike from the Moon Café.
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/942971412
You will have to wait for Zoom to do its thing. You will need to be let into the meeting from the Waiting Room. Please be patient. It may not work straight away. Try again. If that fails email Elio on firstname.lastname@example.org
The Moon Café is open from 12noon each day (except Tuesday). It also runs as a take away food / delivery and pick-up venue. Online bookings via their website, Facebook and Instagram. Also try calling 9328 7474.
The next few weeks we have the following features:
4-Dec-21 The Blak Ink Poetry Competition for First Nations Poets + open-mike
11-Dec-21 Kerry Mulholland + End-of-year gig + open-mike
Pizza and Drinks after gig to end the year …
All with open-mike, not to be missed …