The Dan O’Connell is pretty much the oldest running poetry gig in Melbourne, and it happens every week on Saturday afternoon with a feature poet each week and an open mic, it’s a relaxing afternoon of poetry, free entry at 225 Canning Street, Carlton.
These are feature poets at the Dan over the next two months.
May 3 – Emily Manger
May 10 – Lee Kofman
May 17 – Dan Poets Competition Registration Day
May 24 – Eric Beach
May 31 – Dan Poets Competition Day
June 7 – Domenique Hecq
June 14 – Kristin Henry
June 21 – Double Feature New/Young Poet Day with Bridget Loughhead and Brendan Reed Dennis
June 28 – Patrick Boyle
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