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Unknowable

25 March 2017
Castlemaine Festival
Janet Galbraith and Ahmad

Unknowable is a poetry reading by Castlemaine-based poets Janet Galbraith and Ahmad, both collaborators...

7@11: The divided heart – motherhood and creativity Rachel Power, Sally...

25 March 2017
Castlemaine Festival
Rachel Power, Sally Rippin, Samantha Bews and...

The writer Katherine Mansfield observed: mothers are forced to relinquish silence and solitude for ‘a mind...

PoetiCas featuring Joel Deane and Adam Ford

25 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

PoetiCas brings poetry to Castlemaine, on the fourth Saturday afternoon of every month, with an open...

Dan Poets featuring Jeltje Fanoy and friends

25 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Dan is Melbourne’s longest running weekly poetry venue is now in its 24th year.

Poetry Under the Stars

25 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

The Islamic Museum of Australia and Ms Millie’s Pop Up Poetry Cafe collaborate to present a special spoken...

Be Mused featuring David Crafti, Paul Willason, and Cam Black

25 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Be pleasantly challenged and inspired at ‘Be Mused’ – Poetry & Humanity at ‘The Resistance’ – Bar...

Poetry and People

25 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Nicole Alicastro is holding a spoken word evening to celebrate the two books of poetry and art she had...

West Word Poetry featuring Anna Forsyth

26 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

A Melbourne poetry event that’s been running for over a decade – West Word poetry holds regular events at...

Melbourne Spoken Word presents Luka Lesson

26 March 2017
Melbourne Spoken Word

Melbourne Spoken Word presents one of Australia’s most renowned poets, Luka Lesson.