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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Glen Phillips @ Perth Poetry Club this Saturday 2pm

At Perth Poetry Club this Saturday 31 July our featured guest is one of WA's best-known poets, Glen Phillips. Plus open mike as always. 2-4pm at The Moon, 323 William Street, Northbridge.

All welcome -- come and listen. Glen will be doing two sets, one in each half of the afternoon.

Glen Phillips writes poetry and fiction and is well known as a reader of his work nationally and internationally. He was a founder of the highly successful Poetry in Motion performance group in the 1980s. He is represented in 20 anthologies and has published 10 books of poetry. His poems and stories have appeared in Asian, American, European and British journals and on national radio and television. His latest book, The Moon Belongs to No One, will be published by Salt in 2010.

Glen is Director of the Landscape and Language Centre at Edith Cowan University.

Featured guests at Perth Poetry Club for August 2010:
7 Aug: DANNY GUNZBURG (poetry & song)
14 Aug: ANDY JACKSON (Melbourne)
21 Aug: ANTIPOET (the radical hack)
28 Aug: WA Spring Poetry Festival mega-gig with interstate guests MEG MOONEY and CHRIS MANSELL and local talent ROLAND LEACH and CORAL CARTER

5 Sep: National Poetry Week gig with SUE CLENNELL and PHIL MCNAMARA
11 Sep: MIKE COOPER (Tasmania) + local talent TBA
0406 624 578

Other poetry performances around town this week
* Fri 30 July Lots of poets are reading at the Bodhi Tree Cafe Bookshop, Leederville. 10am-12 followed by open mike.
* Sat 31 July Rachael Petridis's book launch, 2pm at Gallows Gallery, Glyde St, Mosman Park.
* Mon 2 August VOICEBOX 7pm at Clancy's Tavern, 51 Cantonment St, Fremantle. Features Peter Jeffery, Hassam Alnawaab, JP Quinton, open mike.
* Thu 5 August Lucky Dip variety night at Double Lucky Bar, 11/663 Newcastle Street, Leederville. Spoken word acts include Janet Jackson and (presumably!) Belowsky. Poets Corner open mike from 8pm, booked acts from 8:30.

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