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Saturday 30th of September, Sanna Peden!

This Saturday, it’s Sanna Peden as our feature, 30th September 2017 at Perth Poetry Club.  

Sanna Peden is a performance poet and writer whose work ranges from creepy to speculative, from confessional to abstract.  Sanna’s poetry has appeared in Cordite Poetry Review, Creatrix and Visible Ink; and she has been a feature reader at Perth Poetry Club, Spoken Word Perth, Voicebox, the Perth Poetry Festival and the 2017 Denmark Festival of Voice.  Her other credits include a dubious past as a cabaret girl and as a university lecturer. 

Saturday 16th of September, David Cox and Jacob Kemp!

Our feature poets are David Cox and Jacob Kemp, this Saturday 16th September 2017 at Perth Poetry Club.

David Cox is a Perth based professional photographer / videographer, but also makes an impact with his spoken word – having impressed at Spoken Word Perth and his poems taken up by Buzzfeed.  He blogs on https://abphy.com/user/oneupdateatatime

Jacob Kemp is... more to come...

Saturday 9th of September, Ben Riddle!

Our feature poet is Ben Riddle, this Saturday 9th September 2017 at Perth Poetry Club.

Ben Riddle is a contemporary poet based in Perth, Western Australia.  Ben Riddle won the 2014 Fred Simpson Prize for English Verse, and is currently Co-Director of the Said Poets Society.

Ben has been published in Australia, Europe and the United States; notably in Trove Journal, The Travelling Poet and the Stormcloud Poets Anthology. He has done backflips off buildings, stages and every serious commitment he’s ever made in his life.

Saturday 12th of August, 2017 Perth Poetry Festival: Youthful Transgressions!

Our feature is Youthful Trangressions, this Saturday 12th August 2017 at Perth Poetry Club.

Youthful Transgressions is an open mic and feature poet event showcasing some of the best and brightest young poets that this city has to offer.  This event will be similar to Perth Poetry Club, but with a twist: all open mic and feature poets must be between the ages of 15 and 20 years old.

MC’d by Saoirse Nash, and featuring

Thursday 17th of August, "Sonnets and Suites: Music and Words for the Soul" featuring Kevin Gillam!

Sonnets and Suites:
Music and Words for the Soul

Thursday 17 August 2017
12.30pm to 1.30pm

City of Perth Library Auditorium
Free. Bookings are essential.

During Poetry Week, the City of Perth Library is pleased to present a lunchtime celebration of poetry, cello music and the craft of writing.

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