Perth Poetry Club is back in action this Saturday 8th January, with a double dose of inspiration for the New Year: well-known local talents SCOTT-PATRICK MITCHELL and STEVE (SJ) FINCH will kick 2011 off with a bang, at The Moon, 323 William Street, Northbridge, from 2 to 4 pm. Plus open mike – all welcome.
SCOTT-PATRICK MITCHELL is a poet & writer who lives in Perth, Western Australia. He is an arts and fashion journalist for OUTinPerth Newspaper and is a poetry editor for dotdotdash. In 2009 he won The PressPress Poetry Chapbook Award and won the 2010 Perth Poetry Slam. In June he appeared as one of three emerging West Australian poets in Fremantle Press’ latest release New Poets. He is studying a Masters in Performance Poetry, upgrading to a PhD in 2011, at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. In his downtime, he blogs his photographs of street art and obsesses over fashion.
In 2009, STEVE (SJ) FINCH decided to start a Perth-based literary journal dotdotdash. In 2010 he decided to start a vlog where he interviews his friends about their lives. In 2011 he decided to write some poetry for the Perth Poetry Club.
He is currently studying a PhD, and is located somewhere in the Moon.
Other events in Perth Poetry:
When: 7:30pm Thursday 6 January 2011
Where: 459 Bar Rosemount Hotel 459 Fitzgerald St North Perth
Perth Poetry Slam at the Blue Room on Wednesday nights in February 2011
Perth Poetry Club, where slams meet sonnets.