Saturday 3rd of June, Veronica Lake and Christine Burrows!

Our two feature poets are Veronica Lake and Christine Burrows, this Saturday 3rd June 2017 at Perth Poetry Club.

Veronica Lake is a teacher of Literature, and has been since before the dawn of time. She is Head of English at Applecross Senior High School. In her spare time, she edits the annual student poetry journal Primo Lux, which draws from students in high schools all over the state, and celebrates their distinctive voices and stories. The journal has been in production now for fourteen years.

In 2010 Veronica was awarded a Churchill Fellow for the study of Shakespeare and the way it is brought to new generations. Her poems have been published in Blackmail Press, Cordite, Westerly, Central Coast Poets, Regime, Cuttlefish, Poetry D’Amour and Poetica Christie Press. She lives by the sea in Fremantle, Western Australia and has need of it every day.

Christine Burrows is a Melbourne poet, originally from New Zealand. Recent work has appeared in a number of anthologies and literary journals, including Audacious, Poetry and Place Anthology, Cordite Review, Landfall and Australian Poetry Anthology V5. Her work is often confronting, exploring diverse aspects and levels of human experience including identity, trauma, grief, dislocation and social justice. Poetry keeps her going.

Please join us at The Moon Café, 323 William Street Northbridge this Saturday 2pm-4pm to hear Veronica Lake and Christine Burrows.  Open-mike as always.

In coming weeks, we have the following features + open mike:


Caitlin Maling  +  tba


Andrew Burke + Brad Brittain


… All, not to be missed …