Saturday 11th January, Emily Sun + Nadia Rhook!

Welcome back to poetry at Perth Poetry Club.

This Saturday 11th January is our first gig for 2020 and we have the wonderful poets Emily Sun + Nadia Rhook to start the year.

Emily Sun is a writer based in Whadjuk Noongar boodja (Perth, WA). As an educator, researcher, and writer, Emily’s creative works have been published in various journals and anthologies including Cordite Poetry Review, Mascara Literary Review, Westerly, Australian Poetry Journal and Alice Pung’s Growing up Asian in Australia.

Her debut poetry collection Vociferate/詠 will be published by Fremantle Press this year.  She is currently working on a novel that develops the themes explored in her short story ‘Maybe It’s Wanchai’ (runner-up in the 2018 Deborah Cass awards).

Nadia Rhook is a white settler historian, writer and poet.  She currently lectures at the University of Western Australia, on unceded Whadjuk Noongar land.  Her poems appear in journals including Cordite, Peril, Westerly, Mascara Review, and The Enchanting Veses, and her first poetry collection 'boots' is coming out with UWA Publishing, February 2020.

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

The next few weeks we have the following features + open-mike…

  11-Jan-20    Emily Sun + Nadia Rhook + open-mike

  18-Jan-20    Draz + Lisa Collyer + open-mike

  25-Jan-20    Robbie Burns afternoon – readers Ann Gilchrist and others + open-mike

   1-Feb-20    Tim Edwards + open-mike…

All with open-mike, not to be missed …