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Painting in tongues poetry slam

28 January 2020
Boroondara Library Service
Boroondara Library Service

Join us for a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (aka Hawthorn Library).

Poetryspective featuring Brendan Bonsack and Michael Reynolds

28 January 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Poetryspective is a fortnightly poetry and spoken word event celebrating world poetry.

Painting in Tongues Poetry Slam featuring Cheung-Ling Wong, Helen Walker...

28 January 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Join Boroondara Library Service’s for a night of colourful language at Hawthorn’s House of Letters (aka...

Queerspace and MSW present Doing Gender: old-school storytelling, new...

29 January 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Doing gender, not having it done to you!

Book Launch: Mark Tredinnick's A Gathered Distance

1 February 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Birdfish Books is delighted to announce this imminent release by the master poet Mark Tredinnick.

The P Word Sessions featuring Matt Hetherington and Amy Bodossian

2 February 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Welcome to The P Word Sessions!

Passionate Tongues featuring Matt Hetherington

4 February 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

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

Poetry Portal Film Night Launch featuring Emma Burrows

5 February 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Girls on Key and The Poetry Portal presents a curated showcase of poetic short films with live spoken word...

Perform Your Story in Poetry Masterclass with Koraly Dimitriadis

9 February 2020
Melbourne Spoken Word

Do you have a story to tell? Are you interested in telling that story through performance poetry?