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Passionate Tongues featuring Michael Crane and Ben John Smith

29 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by ‘the patron-saint of Melbourne poetry,’ poet and photographer Michael Reynolds, what began as a...

Harbour @ The Guild, a safe, spoken word testing ground for women

30 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Harbour @ The Guild provides a supportive space for women writers to present their poetry, prose and...

Poetry at Absinthesalon featuring Robert Drummond

31 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by Melbourne street poetry legend, Grant Alexander Mccracken and Lisa McLean, at the intoxicating...

Melbourne Poets Union featuring Judith Rodriguez and Rob Wallis

31 May 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Poets Union (MPU) is a self-funded not for profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of...

Launch: Fleassy Malay's Sex and God

1 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Fleassy Malay launches her new book of poetry, Sex and God, in an immersive and erotic launch, featuring...

Creative Responsiblity

2 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

To all of those who have heard the quiet call of creativity whispering their name in the deep of the night...

Poetic Inspirations featuring Western Union poets; Helen Cerne, Richard...

3 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Hosted by Greek poet Dimitris Troaditis just before lunch every second Saturday of the month, for lovers...

Luka Lesson Live

3 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Immigration Museum proudly presents renowned spoken word artist, writer and slam poet Luka Lesson.

Dan Poets featuring Dominic Berry (UK)

3 June 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Dan is Melbourne’s longest running weekly poetry venue is now in its 24th year.