July – August 2014

July 24, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wild Words: Monthly Spoken Word @ Happy Yess
Does screaming prose make your skin slick with sweat? Does the whisper of a sonnet make your heart race? Are you ready to break free and bust a verb? Then consider Wild Words as somewhere for your restless tongue to call home. Every … Continue reading
Red Dirt Poetry Festival @ Alice Springs, various
July 30, 2014 – August 3, 2014 all-day
Red Dirt Poetry Festival @ Alice Springs, various
Join poets, spoken word artists, community and youth groups in the inaugural 3-day Red Dirt Poetry Festival in Alice Springs - poetry and passion Centre of Australia. Brainchild of spoken word artist, Laurie May, the festival will celebrate the heart and soul, and … Continue reading
Darwin Poetry Cup @ Darwin Railway, Sports & Social Club
July 31, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Darwin Poetry Cup @ Darwin Railway, Sports & Social Club
A Darwin institution, the Darwin Poetry Cup celebrates its 20th Year Anniversary this year at the Railway Club, on July 31, 2014 – you have 60 seconds to achieve immortality! The Poetry Cup was first staged in 1994 at the Darwin Railway, Sports … Continue reading
August 2, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sandra Thibodeaux: Disturbing the Poem - poetry masterclass @ Red Hot Arts
In this class, we find ways to shift, stretch and push the limits of a poem in order to unleash its remarkable potential. Explore voice, structure, colour, image, sound, theme and metaphor. Emerge with new ideas for re-drafting poems, as … Continue reading
Off The Page in Alice @ Totem Theatre
August 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Off The Page in Alice @ Totem Theatre
Revel in poetry at Off The Page featuring Ktima Heathcote, Josh Davis, David Curtis, Fairbanks (aka Peter Dietz), Leni Shilton, Sandra Thibodeaux, Claine Keily, digital poems and open mic. Hosted by NTWC executive director Panos Couros with live music by Dave Crowe. Held … Continue reading
Poetry Lunch, Darwin @ Eva's Cafe, Botanic Gardens
August 7, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Poetry Lunch, Darwin @ Eva's Cafe, Botanic Gardens
Poetry Lunch has moved! Now meeting at Darwin’s newest cafe – Eva’s Cafe. On the deck, under beautiful shady trees, let’s feast on the beauty of words. Bring poems or short works written by yourself or others. Poetry Lunch is hosted by … Continue reading
ReadBack: Peer review & feedback session @ Frog Hollow Conference Room
August 13, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ReadBack: Peer review & feedback session @ Frog Hollow Conference Room
Our monthly ReadBack sessions will give you the opportunity to read your work in a relaxed, supportive environment. Poets, short story writers, novelists, memoirists, fiction and non-fiction writers are welcome to come along and read and/or be part of the … Continue reading
August 14, 2014 @ 5:30 pm
Launch: WARNING: The Story of Cyclone Tracy @ NT Writers Centre Lawns
Join us on the NT Writers Centre Lawns at sunset, for the launch of Sophie Cunningham’s book WARNING: The Story of Cyclone Tracy Invitation to Book Launch - please RSVP on 03 8610 4512 The sky at the top end is big … Continue reading