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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Perth Poetry Calendar JULY . AUGUST

Perth Poetry Club’s guest poet for Saturday 23 July is multi-award-winning poet and novelist MARCELLA POLAIN. Please join us at the Moon Cafe, 323 William Street, Northbridge between 2 and 4 pm to hear her read her wonderful words.

Plus professional sound and open mic. All welcome.

Marcella Polain has published three poetry collections and a novel. She has won the Anne Elder Poetry Prize and twice won the Patricia Hackett Prize. Her work has been short-listed for The WA Premier's Poetry Award, The Judith Wright poetry Prize and a Commonwealth Writer's Prize for First Book. Her poetry has been published nationally and in the USA, and her novel is currently being translated for release in Romania. She is currently recipient of an Australis Council grant to write a second novel. She is a Senior Lecturer in Writing at Edith Cowan University.

Coming up at Perth Poetry Club:

30 July: Vivienne Glance + Frances Limb

6 Aug Lauren Brunswich + Anna Dunnill
13 Aug TBA
20 Aug Dean Meredith + Amanda Joy
27 Aug FESTIVAL MEGA GIG: Jennifer Compton, Geoff Lemon (TBC), John Daniel, Jane Spiro
3 Sep NPW: Ruth Sancho Huerga + Charmaine Papertalk-Green (TBC)


Other forthcoming events in Perth Poetry:

31 July: Fringe Gallery, 94 Bawdan Street, Willagee, 7.30 pm, featuring Danny Gunzberg and Amber Fresh

1 August: Voicebox, Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle

4 August: Cottonmouth, 459 Bar Rosemount Hotel, 459 Fitzgerald St, North Perth

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