2022 Australian Muslim Writers Festival Inaugural Poetry Slam

Latrobe University Library Plenty Road, Bundoora

The Right Pen Collective presents Australian Muslim Writers Festival’s inaugural poetry slam hosted by MC Nour Abouzeid -  2010 APS Victorian State Champion and 2018 qualifier for the Australia Poetry Team at the National Poetry Slam in Chicago. Our featured poet  for this slam is Sharifa Tartoussi, Co-Founder of GriffinsSpeak, APS Victorian Champion and author […]

Free

Peter Bakowski at Cherry Poets

Cherry Tree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

Hello everyone, and Cherry Poets are heading back to regular poetry sessions this coming Saturday at the Cherry Tree Hotel from 2pm! Cherry Poets are proud to be featuring the wonderful Mr PETER BAKOWSKI - poet, aphorist, wit, and bon vivant - as well as the regular famous CHERRY POETS OPEN MIC. We'll be privileged […]

Free

The P Word Sessions October: Spring Done Sprung!

The Motley Bauhaus 118 Elgin Street, Carlton

Away we go again on a wild walk through poetic gardens of goodness. Anth and Amanda once more bring you a Sunday arvo slice of wordy paradise featuring the tippest, toppest open mic and two true titan features to fire mind flares in the brain boxes of you, the eager listener. All for $5! It’s […]

$5

Josie Jocelyn Does Passionate Tongues Poetry

The Brunswick Green 313 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Hello everyone, next Tuesday night is Passionate Tongues poetry night! And the feature performer is Josie Jocelyn. Josie is one of the poets of Melbourne who can show you just how beautiful words can be. Every time they stand behind a microphone you just know something magical is about to happen; their love for words […]

Free

Radio Laria Poetry with Chichi Nwokocha and Simone King

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

This Spring Radio Laria brings you the voices, words and wisdom of Chichi Nwokocha and Simone King. Chichi Nwokocha (Cheech) is a vibrant, energetic writer, actor and producer. Simone King is a widely published poet whose live performances are compelling and enthralling. Tickets are $10 (full) or $5 (concession) and are available from: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/QR5T4 We […]

$5 – $10

Flickery: The Art of Female Pleasure

The Motley Bauhaus 118 Elgin Street, Carlton

AWARD winning WA Poet Sally Newman and Stage actress, Madame Lush join forces to debut, what they describe as an hour,of spoken word foreplay. Although the finale does feature a back to back burlesque soiree,  the sexual innuendo and clever story telling is the true tease for the audience. Adult themes and taboo conversation are […]

$24

ADMISSIONS ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH – NAARM

Storey Hall RMIT Building 16, 336/348 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC

Admissions (Upswell Publishing, 2022) is a new anthology documenting the lived/living experience of mental health issues in Australia, featuring 100+ pieces from some of our leading writers, poets and public figures. Join two of the editors David Stavanger and Mohammad Awad plus contributors Paula Keogh, Gemma Mahadeo, Quinn Eades, Darby Hudson, Heidi Everett, Josie/Jocelyn Deane, Es Foong, Sandy Jeffs, Tim Heffernan and Justin Heazlewood/The Bedroom […]

Radio Talk

Radio Bar 357 Brunswick St, VIC, Fitzroy

A fortnightly open showcase of spoken word, poetry & all other language arts. Hosted at Radio Bar, Fitzroy. Smooth talkers, slick walkers, gather round for a night of linguistic subtlety and sultry word play. Vibe Union presents: Radio Talk; with the guidance of poet & MC Jason Voss, we'll be talking a journey through words […]

Free

Fierce-Gentle: Fleassy Malay and the Blurred Lines @ Melbourne Fringe

The Victorian Pride Centre 79/81 Fitzroy St,, St Kilda

A Melbourne Fringe Festival event. Fierce yet vulnerable truths scattered with humour and sass; Fleassy Malay addresses topics such as sexuality, gender, mental health, and love through a queer, feminist lens. Expect sensual vocals, poetry, and comedy, woven amongst groove driven, guitar based melodies composed live by Rory McDougall. The show, which premiered at the […]

Platform Poets 3095 – Found Poetry Workshop

Platform 3095 965 Main Road, Eltham, VIC

A new monthly poetry gig in Eltham at Platform 3095 cafe just near Eltham station. The third Wednesday of the month at 7pm will be a variety of feature guests, workshops, and open mic with likeminded people. This month featuring Brett & Fee.

Gold Coin

Radio Talk

Radio Bar 357 Brunswick St, VIC, Fitzroy

A fortnightly open showcase of spoken word, poetry & all other language arts. Hosted at Radio Bar, Fitzroy. Smooth talkers, slick walkers, gather round for a night of linguistic subtlety and sultry word play. Vibe Union presents: Radio Talk; with the guidance of poet & MC Jason Voss, we'll be talking a journey through words […]

Free

Platform Poets 3095 – Steve Smart

Platform 3095 965 Main Road, Eltham, VIC

A new monthly poetry gig in Eltham at Platform 3095 cafe just near Eltham station. The third Wednesday of the month at 7pm will be a variety of feature guests, workshops, and open mic with likeminded people. This month featuring Steve Smart.

Gold Coin