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Victorian Poetry Slam Heat - Frankston Library

22 August 2017
State Library Victoria

The search is on for Australia's 2017 poetry slam champion!

La Mama Poetica featuring Ian McBryde, Heather Taylor Johnson, Peter Davis...

22 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

La Mama Poetica is an evening of some of the best spoken word and poetry to be found in Melbourne.

Afro Hub Poetry Slam featuring Piriye Altraide

24 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Afro Hub is a monthly open mic where poets can share their work.

Sydney Road Writer's Contest and Cup

24 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Sydney Road Brunswick Association is pleased to announce its annual Writer’s Contest and Cup.

Slamalamadingdong featuring Gabriel Georges

24 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Slamalamadingdong is Melbourne’s premiere poetry slam, being the only slam in Australia currently PSI-...

Poetry @ Chrissy Hills featuring Robyn Rowland

24 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Poetry @ Chrissy Hills originally began as a bi-monthly reading called ‘Wine and Words’ at Acme et al in...

PoetiCas featuring Fiona Hile and Tim Wright

26 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

PoetiCas brings poetry to Castlemaine, on the fourth Saturday afternoon of every month, with an open...

Book launch of Astrid Mbani aka Brownsugababe

26 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Come and be part of a momentous occasion for Astrid Mbani and a part of an evolving part of literary...

Dan Poets featuring Alan Pentland

26 August 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

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