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Victorian Poetry Month Gala 2022

The Wheeler Centre

Event Date: 4 August 2022
Author / Presenters: Joelistics, Bebe Backhouse, Jonathan Dunk, Laniyuk, Archie Roach, Mykaela Saunders, Maria Takolander, Izzy Roberts-Orr

Thursday 4 August 2022, 6:30pm–7:30pm

A blazing line-up of talent comes together for the second annual Poetry Month Gala, upending traditional expectations of poetry with their groundbreaking work across a range of creative expressions.

Launched in 2021 by Red Room Poetry, Poetry Month aims to increase access, awareness and visibility of poetry in all its forms and for all audiences.

At this special event, discover new work from passionate poets who are also widely known for their music, memoir, fiction, performance and polemic prowess, including Archie Roach, Laniyuk, Bebe Backhouse, Joelistics, Maria Takolander, Mykaela Saunders, Jonathan Dunk and more.

This event will also be live-streamed, viewable on the Wheeler Centre website and YouTube channel from 6.30pm on Thursday 4 August.

Presented in partnership with Red Room Poetry.

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