Saturday 1st August, Andrew Lansdown + open-mike! VIA ZOOM from The Moon!

This Saturday 1st August we have the wonderful poet Andrew Lansdown + open-mike, VIA ZOOM.

We also will be at the Moon Café with stage-mike for those unable to ZOOM in.

Andrew Lansdown is a widely published and award winning Australian writer, whose poems, stories, and essays have been published in over 100 magazines and newspapers and are represented in over 100 anthologies.  His published books include 13 collections of poetry, 2 collections of children’s poetry, 2 collections of short stories and 3 fantasy novels. His work has also been read on ABC and BBC radio, and translated into several languages.

Andrew has won the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award twice. The City of South Perth included one of his poems in its Poetry Park, established in 2008 in the Neil McDougal Park, Como. He has been awarded six writer’s grants/fellowships by the Literature Board of the Australia Council.

Andrew has been invited to read at various poetry festivals, including the Tasmanian Poetry Festival (Launceston), the Blue Mountains Poetry Festival (Varuna, NSW), the Australian Poetry Festival (Sydney) and the Australian Poetry Centre’s Salt on the Tongue Poetry Festival (Goolwa, SA).

Among other things, Andrew has worked as a tutor at various tertiary institutions and TAFE colleges, an education officer in various Western Australian prisons, a pastor of two churches, a journalist on a country newspaper and the editor of a bimonthly magazine. 

The Zoom session is on Saturday, 1st August      2:00pm to 4:00pm Perth Aus WST (GMT+8hrs).

MC is Christine Della Vedova.

Gig details are: Perth Poetry Club is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom from the Moon.

Topic: Perth Poetry Club's Andrew Lansdown + open-mike    Zoom Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting using this link:

or if you have Zoom, you can access thru Zoom itself, entering the following details:

Meeting ID: 942 971 412              Password: 747576

You will have to wait for Zoom to do its thing. Be patient. It may not work straight away. Try again. If that fails email Elio on

The Moon Café is open for bookings from 12noon each day. 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. • Please support them and other businesses as much as you can during this time.

The next few weeks, we have the following features + usual open mike:

   1-Aug-20   Andrew Lansdown + open-mike

   8-Aug-20   Gillian Clark & Aydan Lesina + open-mike

 15-Aug-20   Georgia Hooper + open-mike

 22-Aug-20   Hamish Danks Brown (Vic) + open-mike

 29-Aug-20   Zan Ross & Glen Hunting (NT) + open-mike …

All with open-mike, not to be missed …