Saturday 12th February, Daphne Milne + open-mike at the Moon
Perth Poetry Club this Saturday 12th February has wonderful poet Daphne Milne + open-mike at the Moon Cafe.
Daphne Milne writes poems, short stories, novellas, flash fiction. Work published in print/on line in magazines and anthologies internationally. She has won various prizes for her poems and last year was invited to read on BBC local radio.
Saturday 5th February, Samantha Melia + Karine Suares + open-mike!
Perth Poetry Club this Saturday 5th February has wonderful poets Samantha Melia + Karine Suares + open-mike at the Moon Cafe.
Samantha Melia, originally from Dublin, Ireland studied psychology at the University of Ulster. After graduation, she went traveling and settled in the Bronx, NYC for ten years. She relocated to Perth, Western Australia, where she currently lives with her Irish husband and two daughters Realtin and Regan Molly.
Saturday 29th January, Mega Open-mike at the Moon!
This Saturday 29th January we have a Mega Open-mike event at the Moon Cafe.
Perth Poetry Club holds Mega Open-Mikes quarterly as an opportunity for every open-miker to be a feature with 5 minutes (maximum) of performance time. Best to prepare your performance. Try something different, experimental. Edit and refresh your poems. Hone your performance skills. Past events have been memorable for the quality of the poetry and performances.
Please join us to celebrate poetry this Saturday afternoon 2pm - 4pm.
Saturday, 22nd January Ben Mason + open-mike!
This Saturday 22nd January we have Ben Mason and open-mike at Perth Poetry Club, at THE MOON CAFÉ.
Ben Mason BIO:
Ben’s short fiction has been performed, awarded, and published, including Westerly and Overland (both upcoming). Home Invasion — his collection of short fiction — was long-listed for the 2019 Fogarty Award.
For spoken word he finished 3rd in the 2019 WA leg of the Australian Poetry Slam State Final, won the Margaret River Writers Festival Slam, and has performed in Fringe and Festival shows through Western Australia.
Saturday 15th January, Peter Jeffery and Sonya Frossine + open-mike!
Start of 2022 - Update - Trial Zoom Saturday 8th January
Perth Poetry Club will have a trial Zoom Meeting this Saturday 8th January, 2pm-4pm Perth time using our new meeting ID and Zoom link.
The idea is to catch-up with folk, have a chat, and read some poetry if you wish. (3minutes max. each for the poetry bit).
Thank you for 2021
Thank you everyone at Perth Poetry Club for 2021.
It certainly was a continuing year of poetry, COVID-19 and Zoom.
Thank you to our 1,900+ audience, 860 open-mikers, and 60 features during the year, who helped deliver over 2,200 poems
The 60 features do not include the following multiple features and ad hoc events we had:
Recoil 12 Launch ( 11 No.) Thank you Coral Carter
Saturday 11th December, Kerry Mulholland + open-mike (End of year gig) at the Moon and Zoom!
Saturday 4th December, The Blak Ink Poetry Competition + open-mike, at the Moon on Zoom!
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.