Tuesday, August 25, 2009

WA Spring Poetry Festival: 28th-30th August, 2009

WA SPRING POETRY FESTIVAL: 28th-30th August 09
Enter the realm of West Australian poetry at the Spring Poetry Festival
The festival is due to start this week on Friday, 28th August. The festival boasts a big line up of well-known poets, including Andrew Burke, Roland Leach, Kevin Gillam, Vivienne Glance, Helen Hagemann, Janet Jackson, Peter Jeffery, Shane McCauley, Scott-Patrick Mitchell (2009 PressPress winner), Annie Otness, Graham Nunn (Qld), Rachael Petridis (Varuna Award winner), Glen Phillips, Maureen Sexton and Annamaria Weldon. For event, venue, dates/times check out Check out WA Poets Inc. Spring Festival

WA SPRING POETRY FESTIVAL 2009: Launch Event, 28th August
As soon-to-be or recently published poets, Graham Nunn (QLD), Scott-Patrick Mitchell, Gary Di Piazzi, Vivienne Glance, & Helen Hagemann will be reading at the launch. Special mentions by invited speakers, incl. Roland Leach will introduce each poet and talk about their latest successes & how WA poets are reaching further than their own shores for publication.

Voicebox: Thursday 3rd September features guest Rachael Petridis (2009 Varuna Longlines Award Poet) followed by a showcase of OOTA poets and open mic,$5/$3, 7 pm, La Tropicana Café, 177 High Street, Fremantle. Visit Out of the Asylum Writers Group