Girls on Key with Noëlka Fialová & Grace de las Nieves

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

Girls on Key returns to wow you with the exhilarating Grace de las Nieves and the immense Noëlka Fialová at the one and only Open Studio. There are 10 open mic spots and everyone is welcome to read. Sign up on the night. Tickets are $10 full or $5 concession and are available from: […]

$5 – $10

Wordcraft Spoken Word feat. Parminder Kaur

The Fitzroy Art Collective 66 Cecil Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne

It has been a while! After the years that were, we're finally back bigger and better than ever. Wordcraft has found a new home at the incredible Fitzroy Art Collective and tonight, we are sending out the year with the first of many wonderful nights to come! If you are a writer, a reader, a […]

$14.50 – $19.50

HeART Walk: Poetry at the Estuary

Graham's Wetland, Werribee South

Spoken word and poetry writing workshop at the Werribee River Estuary, in and around the saltmarsh wetlands in Werribee South. This activity is centred more on appreciating nature rather than a long hike, and the creative writing component will suit even those non-writer types. It is all about connecting to our natural landscapes and learning […]

sections of self | Red Betty Poetry Night #3

Red Betty Rear of 859 Sydney Rd, entrance via Cozen St, Brunswick

it is with great excitement we present the 3rd instalment of Red Betty Poetry Night themed 'sections of self' -- poets are asked to perform pieces that reflect a part of themselves or an experience that has shaped who they are or who they once were the night will also feature a music performance by […]



Science Gallery Melboune, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton Science Gallery Melbourne, 700 Swanston Street, Carlton

POEMENTAL  will see poets, performers and scientists come together to celebrate and investigate these themes and provide an entertaining evening of words, images and movement. The night will also feature an Open Mic section. Spontaneous or prepared poems are welcome. So come read us your best 2-minute poems. Spaces are limited and there are prizes […]


Ballarat Spoken Word

Ballarat Spoken Word is a celebration of all things “Words” We aim to provide a safe place for people to share their poetry / spoken word to a non judgemental and encouraging audience. The Grand Ballarat


Poetesis Open Mic

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

To our extended poetry family, We'd love to catch up with you all and share some words on Josh's theme/writing prompt of FAMILY. So come on down, make yourself comfortable and let's speak and listen about what FAMILY means to you. Free Entry Doors from 6:30 Sign up on the night Downstairs behind the bookshelf […]


Wordcraft Spoken Word feat. Ela Fornalska

The Fitzroy Art Collective 66 Cecil Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne

Wordcraft is all about honouring our stories raw and in process. Join us for a cosy night of spoken word poetry, full of truth and word magic. Hosted by Australian Poetry Slam Champion, Ren Alessandra, this event is all about celebrating our voices. This month, our feature is our 1st Birthday Slam winner, Ela Fornalska! […]

The P Word Sessions May 2022: Not Exactly Normal But Then We Never Were!

The Motley Bauhaus 118 Elgin Street, Carlton

It’s all going down Sunday May 1st at 4pm, it’s at the sparkly new Motley Bauhaus located at 118 Elgin st Carlton, it’s still only $5 on the door with all that scratch going to our top flight features.  And who are they…….? Ross Donlon  &  Es Foong Bios below but if you don’t know […]


Poetesis Open Mic

Sooki Lounge 1648 Burwood Hwy, Blegrave

To our stellar collective, As our next event falls on May the 4th we would like you all to beam down and share stories with Josh's theme of SCIENCE FICTION. Whether it's nerdy escapism or something far more cosmic, we'd love to hear your perspectives through the universal translator of poetry. Free Entry Doors from […]


Jennifer Compton @ Cherry Poets

Cherrytree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

This Saturday afternoon at Cherry Poets we are delighted to bring you the excellent Jennifer Compton. Jennifer is one of Australia's most awarded poets and a favourite of the Melbourne scene. Her books will be available to purchase on the day. And as always, the open mic will give you the chance to share your […]


Workshop – Nyernila: listening continuously with poetry

Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub 275 Upper Heidelberg Rd,, Ivanhoe

Join this workshop to listen continuously, and travel with Skye on a writing adventure to the self while exploring ways to find words for those inner landscapes of who we are. Finding a way to feel connected to ourselves and the world around us can feel overwhelming. Writing and storytelling is a medium we can […]