The Dan Poets crew have released the names of the upcoming feature poets for September. Every Saturday from 2pm till 5 at the Dan O’Connell Hotel in Carlton there’s a feature and open mic poetry in one of the longest running poetry events in Melbourne.

September begins with an open mic competition on the 1st with a $50 cash prize with two $20 runner up prizes for the best poem using this quote by Emily Manger: “Graceful, with a hint of haste.”

Followed by:
Sept 8th – Santo Cazzati presenting his Northcote Plaza Opera.
Sept 15th – Alicia Sometimes
Sept 22nd – Geoff Lemon
Sept 29th – Janet Jackson

Benjamin Solah

Benjamin Solah is a writer, poet, spoken word artist, activist and the Director of Melbourne Spoken Word. He grew up in Western Sydney before calling Melbourne home in 2008, where he's performed since 2010 around Melbourne's regular spoken word and poetry nights including Passionate Tongues, The Dan Poets, Voices in the Attic and House of Bricks as well as the NGV and White Night. He's released a chapbook, broken bodies, and two spoken word albums, Duel Power with Santo Cazzati and The World Doesn't Make Sense EP.
Benjamin Solah